Titel: A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry
69:B&W 6. 69 x 9. 61 in or 244 x 170 mm (Pinched Crown) Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam.
Herausgegeben von Christine Gerrard
John Wiley & Sons
18. September 2006 - gebunden - 624 Seiten
Brings together 48 fresh and original contributions from practicing poets and leading scholars, who together offer critical and contextual coverage of the full range of English-language poetry in the last century.
Brings together original contributions by leading international scholars and practising poets.
Offers critical and contextual coverage of the full range of English-language poetry in the twentieth-century.
Incorporates new readings of key selected texts.
Embraces the extraordinary development of poetry over the century in twenty English-speaking countries.
Fully integrates women poets, feminist approaches and post-colonial poets.
Notes on Contributors. Acknowledgments. Introduction: Christine Gerrard (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University). Part I: Contexts and Perspectives:. 1. Poetry, Politics and the Rise of Party: Christine Gerrard (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University). 2. Poetry, Politics, and Empire: Suvir Kaul (University of Pennsylvania). 3. Poetry and Science: Clark Lawlor (University of Northumbria at Newcastle). 4. Poetry and Religion: Emma Mason (University of Warwick). 5. Poetic Enthusiasm: John D. Morillo (North Carolina State University). 6. Poetry and the Visual Arts: Robert Jones (University of Leeds). 7. Poetry, Popular Culture, and the Literary Marketplace: George Justice (University of Missouri-Columbia). 8. Women Poets and their Writing in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Charlotte Grant (formerly Senior Research Fellow at the AHRC Centre for the Study of the Domestic Interior). 9. Poetry, Sentiment, and Sensibility: Jennifer Keith (University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Part II: Readings:. 10. John Gay, The Shepherd's Week: Mina Gorji (Magdalen College, Oxford University). 11. Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock and "Eloisa to Abelard": Valerie Rumbold (University of Birmingham). 12. Jonathan Swift, The "Stella" Poems: Ros Ballaster (Mansfield College, Oxford). 13. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Six Town Eclogues and Other Poems: Isobel Grundy (University of Alberta, Canada). 14. James Thomson, The Seasons: Christine Gerrard (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University). 15. Stephen Duck, The Thresher's Labour, and Mary Collier, The Woman's Labour: John Goodridge (Nottingham Trent University). 16. Mary Leapor, "Crumble-Hall": David Fairer (University of Leeds). 17. Mark Akenside, The Pleasures of Imagination: Adam Rounce (Keele University). 18. Samuel Johnson, London and The Vanity of Human Wishes: David F. Venturo (College of New Jersey). 19. William Collins, "Ode on the Poetical Character": John Sitter (University of Notre Dame). 20. Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard: Suvir Kaul (University of Pennsylvania). 21. Christopher Smart, Jubilate Agno: Chris Mounsey (University of Winchester). 22. Oliver Goldsmith, The Deserted Village, and George Crabbe, The Village: Caryn Chaden (DePaul University). 23. William Cowper, The Task: Freya Johnston (University of Warwick). 24. Robert Burns, "Tam o' Shanter": Murray Pittock (Manchester University). Part III: Forms and Genres:. 25. Rhyming Couplets and Blank Verse: Richard Bradford (University of Ulster, Coleraine). 26. Epic and Mock-Heroic: Richard Terry (University of Sunderland). 27. Verse Satire: Brean Hammond (University of Nottingham). 28. The Ode: Margaret M. Koehler (Otterbein College). 29. The Georgic: Juan Christian Pellicer (University of Oslo). 30. The Verse Epistle: Bill Overton (Loughborough University). Part IV: Themes and Debates:. 31. The Constructions of Femininity: Kathryn R. King (University of Montevallo, Alabama). 32. Whig and Tory Poetics: Abigail Williams (St Peter's College, Oxford University). 33. The Classical Inheritance: David Hopkins (University of Bristol). 34. Augustanism and Pre-Romanticism: Thomas Woodman (University of Reading). 35. Recovering the Past: Shakespeare, Spenser, and British Poetic Tradition: Carolyn D. Williams (University of Reading). 36. The Pleasures and Perils of the Imagination: Paul Baines (University of Liverpool). 37. The Sublime: Shaun Irlam (University at Buffalo). 38. Poetry and the City: Markman Ellis (Queen Mary, University of London). 39. Cartography and the Poetry of Place: Rachel Crawford (University of San Fransisco). 40. Rural Poetry and the Self-Taught Tradition: Bridget Keegan (Creighton University, Nebraska). 41. Poetry Beyond the English Borders: Gerard Carruthers (University of Glasgow). Index
Christine Gerrard is Fellow and Tutor in English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. She is the author of The Patriot Opposition to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725-1742 (1994) and Aaron Hill: The Muses' Projector, 1685-1750 (2003). She is the co-editor, with David Fairer, of Eighteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology (Blackwell, second edition, 2003).