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The Heart's Events : The Victorian Poetry of Relationships

By: Ball, Patricia M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Bloomsbury Academic Collections: English Literary Criticism: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (236 p.).ISBN: 9781472507075.Subject(s): English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Interpersonal relations in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Heart's Events : The Victorian Poetry of RelationshipsDDC classification: 821.8093543 | 821/.8/09354 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Introduction: 'Let us be true to one another'; I: 'The Difference to Me'; II: 'The Fates, It Is Clear, Are Against Us'; III: 'Till All My Widowed Race Be Run'; IV: 'If I Be Dear to Someone Else'; V: 'To Marry Her and Take Her Home'; Conclusion: The Heart's Events; Index; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; W
Summary: Dr Ball offers an analysis and evaluation of a number of Victorian long poems and groups of lyrics which trace the course of close personal relationships. Her argument is that whereas Romantic treatment of such material was limited, the Victorian poets not only made this emotional territory their own but explored it with vigour, variety and enterprise, and great technical resource. This is apparent, as Dr Ball shows, whether the poets concern themselves with crises such as loss through death In Memoriam, Patmore's odes of bereavement or breakdown Modern Love, Maud, James Lee's Wife or whet
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Cover; Contents; Introduction: 'Let us be true to one another'; I: 'The Difference to Me'; II: 'The Fates, It Is Clear, Are Against Us'; III: 'Till All My Widowed Race Be Run'; IV: 'If I Be Dear to Someone Else'; V: 'To Marry Her and Take Her Home'; Conclusion: The Heart's Events; Index; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; W

Dr Ball offers an analysis and evaluation of a number of Victorian long poems and groups of lyrics which trace the course of close personal relationships. Her argument is that whereas Romantic treatment of such material was limited, the Victorian poets not only made this emotional territory their own but explored it with vigour, variety and enterprise, and great technical resource. This is apparent, as Dr Ball shows, whether the poets concern themselves with crises such as loss through death In Memoriam, Patmore's odes of bereavement or breakdown Modern Love, Maud, James Lee's Wife or whet

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Patricia M. Ball was Lecturer in English at the University of Leeds. She is the author of The Central Self and The Science of Aspects.

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