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Voice and Context in Eighteenth-Century Verse : Order in Variety

By: Fowler, Joanna.
Contributor(s): Ingram, Allan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (314 p.).ISBN: 9781137487636.Subject(s): English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Poetics -- Early works to 1800 | Versification | Voice in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Voice and Context in Eighteenth-Century Verse : Order in VarietyDDC classification: 821/.509 LOC classification: PR555.V4 -- V65 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Contributors -- Professor Bill Overton, 1946-2012: A Personal Memoir -- Introduction -- Part I: Form and Influence -- 1 Pope's Horatian Voice -- 2 Celebrating Universal Beauty: Henry Brooke's In-between Poetics -- 3 Argumentative Emphases in Pope's An Essay on Man -- 4 'Stricken Deer and Digressive Diplomacy': The Influence of Matthew Prior upon William Cowper -- Part II: Science and Nature -- 5 'When Universal Nature I Survey': Philosophical Poetry Before 1750
6 Metering Mineral Resources: Verse Jewels on Earth's Treasures -- 7 Deserted Village and Animated Nature: An Ecocritical Approach to Oliver Goldsmith -- 8 Footnotes to a Nation: Richard Llwyd's Beaumaris Bay (1800) -- Part III: Women's Verse and Genres -- 9 'I wish the child, I call my own': [Pro]Creative Experience in the Poetry of Jane Cave Winscom -- 10 Figs and Fame: Envisioning the Future in Women's Poetry -- 11 Women Poets and the Mock-Heroic Elegy -- Part IV: Self and Others -- 12 Getting Personal: Swift's Non-Public Poetry
13 Blind Woman on the Rampage: Priscilla Pointon's Grand Tour of the Midlands and the Question of the Legitimacy of Sources for Biography -- 14 'What a Creature is Man': The Melancholia, Literary Ambition and Manly Fortitude of Robert Burns -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary: This collection of essays reassesses the importance of verse as a medium in the long eighteenth century, and as an invitation for readers to explore many of the less familiar figures dealt with, alongside the received names of the standard criticism of the period.
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Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Contributors -- Professor Bill Overton, 1946-2012: A Personal Memoir -- Introduction -- Part I: Form and Influence -- 1 Pope's Horatian Voice -- 2 Celebrating Universal Beauty: Henry Brooke's In-between Poetics -- 3 Argumentative Emphases in Pope's An Essay on Man -- 4 'Stricken Deer and Digressive Diplomacy': The Influence of Matthew Prior upon William Cowper -- Part II: Science and Nature -- 5 'When Universal Nature I Survey': Philosophical Poetry Before 1750

6 Metering Mineral Resources: Verse Jewels on Earth's Treasures -- 7 Deserted Village and Animated Nature: An Ecocritical Approach to Oliver Goldsmith -- 8 Footnotes to a Nation: Richard Llwyd's Beaumaris Bay (1800) -- Part III: Women's Verse and Genres -- 9 'I wish the child, I call my own': [Pro]Creative Experience in the Poetry of Jane Cave Winscom -- 10 Figs and Fame: Envisioning the Future in Women's Poetry -- 11 Women Poets and the Mock-Heroic Elegy -- Part IV: Self and Others -- 12 Getting Personal: Swift's Non-Public Poetry

13 Blind Woman on the Rampage: Priscilla Pointon's Grand Tour of the Midlands and the Question of the Legitimacy of Sources for Biography -- 14 'What a Creature is Man': The Melancholia, Literary Ambition and Manly Fortitude of Robert Burns -- Bibliography -- Index

This collection of essays reassesses the importance of verse as a medium in the long eighteenth century, and as an invitation for readers to explore many of the less familiar figures dealt with, alongside the received names of the standard criticism of the period.

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John Baker, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, FranceConrad Brunström, Maynooth University, IrelandAshleigh Blackwood, University of Northumbria, UKBrycchan Carey, Kingston University, UKKevin Cope, Louisiana State University, USAElizabeth Edwards, University of Wales, UKJoanna Fowler, University of Loughborough, UKMascha Hansen, University of Greifswald, GermanyAllan Ingram, University of Northumbria, UKTom Jones, University of St Andrews, UKMegan Kitching Queen Mary, University of London, UK Chris Mounsey, University of Winchester, UKHermann Josef Real, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, GermanyLeigh Wetherall Dickson, Northumbria University, UKNigel Wood, Loughborough University, UK

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