Romantic Echoes in the Victorian ERA

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  • ISBN-13: 9780754657880
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Series: The Nineteenth Century Series
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Notes on Contributors

Introduction Romanticism and the Victorians Andrew Radford Radford, Andrew Mark Sandy Sandy, Mark

1 A Finer Tone: Victorian Lives of Mrs. Barbauld and Mrs. Shelley Lisa Vargo Vargo, Lisa 15

2 'Wandering between Two Worlds': The Victorian Afterlife of Thomas Chatterton Julie Crane Crane, Julie 27

3 Dead Keats: Joseph Severn, John Keats and the Haunting of Victorian Culture Andrew Bennett Bennett, Andrew 39

4 'The Wind Blows Cold out of the Inner Shrine of Fear': Rossetti's Romantic Keats Sarah Wootton Wootton, Sarah 51

5 Rival Cultures: Charles Dickens and the Byronic Legacy Vincent Newey Newey, Vincent 67

6 'Mr Osborne's Secret': Elizabeth Gaskell, Wives and Daughters and the Gender of Romanticism James Najarian Najarian, James 85

7 'Fallen Angels': Hardy's Shelleyan Critique in the Final Wessex Novels Andrew Radford Radford, Andrew 103

8 Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Victorian Versions of Byron and Wollstonecraft: Romantic Genealogies, Self-Defining Memories and the Genesis of Aurora Leigh Marjorie Stone Stone, Marjorie 123

9 Wordsworth, Hopkins and the Intercession of Angels J. R. Watson Watson, J. R. 143

10 'Echoes of that Voice': Romantic Resonances in Victorian Poetic Birdsong Mark Sandy Sandy, Mark 155

11 'Infinite Passion': Variations on a Romantic Topic in Robert Browning, Emily Bronte, Swinburne, Hopkins, Wilde and Dawson Michael O'Neill O'Neill, Michael 175

12 Liberating Boyhood Ve-Yin Tee Tee, Ve-Yin 191

13 Prometheus Rebound: The Romantic Titan ina Post-Romantic Age John Holmes Holmes, John 209

Selected Bibliography 225

Index 231

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