Eighteenth-Century Poetry and the Rise of the Novel Reconsidered, Paperback / softback Book

Eighteenth-Century Poetry and the Rise of the Novel Reconsidered Paperback / softback

Edited by Kate Parker, Courtney Weiss Smith

Part of the Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650-1850 series

Description

Eighteenth-Century Poetry and the Rise of the Novel Reconsidered begins with the brute fact that poetry jostled up alongside novels in the bookstalls of eighteenth-century England.

Indeed, by exploring unexpected collisions and collusions between poetry and novels, this volume of exciting, new essays offers a reconsideration of the literary and cultural history of the period.

The novel poached from and featured poetry, and the "modern" subjects and objects privileged by "rise of the novel" scholarship are only one part of a world full of animate things and people with indistinct boundaries.

Contributors: Margaret Doody, David Fairer, Sophie Gee, Heather Keenleyside, Shelley King, Christina Lupton, Kate Parker, Natalie Phillips, Aran Ruth, Wolfram Schmidgen, Joshua Swidzinski, and Courtney Weiss Smith.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 280 pages, 6 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Bucknell University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
  • ISBN: 9781611487022

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