Romantic and Victorian Long Poems: A Guide

Romantic and Victorian Long Poems: A Guide

by Adam Roberts

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While contemporary readers are unlikely to read all 900 pages of Bailey's then popular , Roberts (English, U. of London) argues that those who want to understand 19th-century English literature dare not overlook its varieties of long poem. In alphabetical order, the author provides summaries and critiques of masterpieces of the form such as Wordsworth's and Robert Browning's , as well as lower-rated works like Edward Lytton's aptly named (in 12 volumes). He also contends that epic films like are heirs to this poetic legacy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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