Publisher: Ohio University Press (October 5, 2005)
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that includes cutting edge learn through emergent and confirmed students, The Fin-de-Siecle Poem throws new mild at the striking variety of poetry produced on the shut of the 19th century in England. establishing with a close preface that indicates why literary historians have often underrated fin-de-siecle poetry, the gathering explains how a strikingly wealthy physique of lyrical and narrative poems expected a number of the advancements ordinarily attributed to Modernism. every one bankruptcy in flip presents insights into the ways that late-nineteenth-century poets represented their reports of town, their attitudes towards sexuality, their responses to empire, and their curiosity in non secular trust. The 11 essays provided by means of editor Joseph Bristow pay renewed consciousness to the achievements of such mythical writers as Oscar Wilde, John Davidson, Ernest Dowson, Lionel Johnson, and W.B. Yeats, whose careers have consistently been linked to the Nineties. This publication additionally explores the lesser-known yet both major advances made via impressive girls poets, together with Michael box, Amy Levy, Charlotte Mew, Alice Meynell, A. Mary F. Robinson, and Graham R. Tomson. The Fin-de-Siecle Poem brings jointly cutting edge learn on poetry that has been typecast because the attenuated Victorianism that was once rejected via Modernism. The members underscore the amazing strategies made in English poetry of the Eighteen Eighties and Eighteen Nineties and exhibit how lady poets stood shoulder-to-shoulder with their better-known male contemporaries.Joseph Bristow is professor of English on the collage of California, la, the place he edits the magazine Nineteenth-Century Literature. His fresh books contain The Cambridge significant other to Victorian Poetry, Oscar Wilde: Contextual stipulations, and the variorum version of Oscar Wilde's the image of Dorian grey.