Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning

Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning

by Mark Sandy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409405931
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/2013
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Mark Sandy is Senior Lecturer in English at Durham University, UK. He has recently co-edited a volume on Venice and the Cultural Imagination (2012).

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: Romantic forms of grief; ‘Curse my stars in bitter grief': William Blake and the Songs of Loss; ‘Still the reckless change we mourn': Wordsworth and the circulation of grief; ‘Enfolded close in grief': Coleridge, introspection and the inward turn of the conversation poems; ‘Chasten'd thoughts of grief': grieving voices and self-consuming subjectivity in Charlotte Smith and Felicia Hemans; ‘Sable lines of grief': posthumous reputations and the art of forgetting in Byron's poetic ruins; ‘A grief too sad for song': Shelley's elegiac voice and poetic voyages; ‘Grief and radiance faint': Keats and tragic realisation; ‘Grief searching muse': John Clare's landscapes of memory and mourning; ‘Echoes of that voice': Romantic forms of grief in Victorian poetic birdsong; Bibliography; Index.

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