Persistence Of Poetry

Persistence Of Poetry

by Robert M. Ryan
     
 

Written by a broad range of prominent scholars - senior Romanticists as well as younger critics and major poets - the essays offer a fresh reevaluation of the nature and importance of John Keats's achievement. The idealistic aesthete or humanistic hero admired by earlier generations of readers develops into a much richer, more complex image of the poet. The product of…  See more details below

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Written by a broad range of prominent scholars - senior Romanticists as well as younger critics and major poets - the essays offer a fresh reevaluation of the nature and importance of John Keats's achievement. The idealistic aesthete or humanistic hero admired by earlier generations of readers develops into a much richer, more complex image of the poet. The product of a continuing critical dialogue, this new Keats attests not only to his own enduring appeal but also to the persistent vitality of poetry itself amid the distractions of a fragmented postmodern culture.

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ISBN-13:
9781558491755
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
12/02/1998
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.90(d)

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