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The Cambridge Companion to Keats
     

The Cambridge Companion to Keats

by Susan J. Wolfson
 

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In The Cambridge Companion to Keats, leading scholars discuss Keats's work in several fascinating contexts: literary history and key predecessors; Keats's life in London's intellectual, aesthetic and literary culture; the relation of his poetry to the visual arts; the critical traditions and theoretical contexts within which Keats's life and achievements have been

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In The Cambridge Companion to Keats, leading scholars discuss Keats's work in several fascinating contexts: literary history and key predecessors; Keats's life in London's intellectual, aesthetic and literary culture; the relation of his poetry to the visual arts; the critical traditions and theoretical contexts within which Keats's life and achievements have been assessed. These specially commissioned essays examine Keats's specific poetic endeavours, his striking way with language, and his lively letters as well as his engagement with contemporary cultures and literary traditions, his place in criticism, from his day to ours, including the challenge he poses to gender criticism. The contributions are sophisticated but accessible, challenging but lucid, and are complemented by an introduction to Keats's life, a chronology, a descriptive list of contemporary people and periodicals, a source-reference for famous phrases and ideas articulated in Keats's letters, a glossary of literary terms and a guide to further reading.

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"the volume provides a reasonably wide-ranging view of current issues in studying Keats and British Romanticism...belongs in all libraries where Keats is studied studies beyond the introductory level." CHOICE Nov 2001

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781139816021
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2001
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,272,897
File size:
1 MB

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