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The Nineteenth-Century Sonnet
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The Nineteenth-Century Sonnet (Hardback)

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What was the appeal of 'the Sonnet's scanty plot of ground' to Romantic and Victorian poets? How did a form which had fallen into disuse in the early eighteenth-century become a central and enduring part of nineteenth-century poetry? This study traces the history and development of the sonnet throughout the nineteenth-century, examining the work of Wordsworth, Keats, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, George Meredith and a number of other key canonical and non-canonical writers.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsFiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 05/12/2005 ISBN-13: 9781403938046  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JOSEPH PHELAN is Senior Lecturer in English at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of Clough: Selected Poems (1995) and the author of a number of articles on nineteenth-century literature and culture.

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