Byron and the Victorians
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BeschreibungLiterary-historical account of Byron's influence on Victorian writers, concentrating on class and sexuality.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; 1. Byron and the secret self; 2. The creation of Byronism; 3. Carlyle, Byronism, and the professional intellectual; 4. Byron at the margins: Emily Bronte and the fate of Milo; 5. The flight from vulgarity: Tennyson and Byron; 6. The shady side of the sword: Bulwer Lytton, Disraeli, Wilde, and Byron's homosexuality; Afterword.
Pressestimmen"Elfenbein does a masterful job of examining these phenomena and demonstrating the way Victorian writers had to define themselves in relation to Byron...The book is fascinating, well-argued, well-supported, and thoroughly developed within the parameters of its topic." European Romantic Review "An important contribution to 19th-century studies." Choice "This is a very readable book that can be recommended to anyone interested in the intricate ways that one literary figure influences another." Studies in English Literature "...an impressive study..." Robert F. Gleckner, The Wordworth Circle
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Nineteent'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2004
Seitenanzahl: 300 Seiten