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The Poem and the Book: Interpreting Collections of Romantic Poetry
     

The Poem and the Book: Interpreting Collections of Romantic Poetry

by Neil Fraistat
 

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The Romantic poets believed that the selection and arrangement of poems into collections were important steps in the poetic process. From the works of Dante, Petrarch, and Milton, Fraistat finds poetic precedent for the organizing principles of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, and Shelley. From this background, he surveys over three hundred poetic volumes published

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The Romantic poets believed that the selection and arrangement of poems into collections were important steps in the poetic process. From the works of Dante, Petrarch, and Milton, Fraistat finds poetic precedent for the organizing principles of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, and Shelley. From this background, he surveys over three hundred poetic volumes published between 1790 and 1830 and finds that the diversity in each book ultimately possesses a coherent field.

Originally published in 1987.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807816158
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/01/1985
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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