Keats and History

Keats and History

by Nicholas Roe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521039622

ISBN-13: 9780521039628

Pub. Date: 08/18/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Keats and History overturns assumptions about the historical and political concerns of Keats>'s poems by bringing together exciting new work by British and American scholars. Thirteen essays address the historical dimensions of Keats>'s poems and letters, and open fresh perspectives on his achievement. Keats>'s writings are approached through politics, social history,…  See more details below

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Keats and History overturns assumptions about the historical and political concerns of Keats>'s poems by bringing together exciting new work by British and American scholars. Thirteen essays address the historical dimensions of Keats>'s poems and letters, and open fresh perspectives on his achievement. Keats>'s writings are approached through politics, social history, feminism, economics, historiography, stylistics, aesthetics, and mathematical theory.Keats and History will be welcomed by all those interested in English Romanticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521039628
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/18/2007
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Preface and editor's acknowledgements
Abbreviations and a note on texts
1Introduction1
2Keats enters history: autopsy, Adonais, and the fame of Keats17
3Keats, the critics, and the politics of envy46
4Charles Cowden Clarke's 'Cockney' commonplace book65
5History, self, and gender in Ode to Psyche88
6Isabella in the market-place: Keats and feminism107
7Keats, fictionality, and finance: The Fall of Hyperion127
8'When this warm scribe my hand': writing and history in Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion143
9Keats, history, and the poets165
10Keats's commonwealth194
11Keats, ekphrasis, and history212
12Keats's literary tradition and the politics of historiographical invention238
13Keats and the prison house of history262
14Writing numbers: Keats, Hopkins, and the history of chance280
Index309

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