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Victorian prose and poetry

Lionel Trilling

Victorian prose and poetry

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English prose literature -- 19th century.,
  • English poetry -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statement[edited by] Lionel Trilling [and] Harold Bloom.
    SeriesThe Oxford anthology of English literature
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 750 p.
    Number of Pages750
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16581221M

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Like the other forms of the literature, namely poetry and novel, the Victorian prose was also informed by the spirit of Realism. While the prose of Romantic Movement was highly imaginative, written for the sole purpose of describing personal experiences, nor for exploring the realms of imaginations, but for intellectual debate on contemporary.

With its fifty-six substantial selections, Victorian Prose reaches beyond the work of Carlyle, Newman, Mill, Arnold, and Ruskin to uncover an array of lesser-known voices of the era.

Women writers are given full attention—writings by Mary Prince, Dinah M. Craik, Florence Nightingale, Frances P. Cobbe, and Lucie Duff Gordon are among the entries. Victorian literature is vast, for the era it covers was long and complex.

This collection of Victorian prose and poetry distinguishes itself with its range. Features a fine bibliography and is well indexed. Also recommended: the companion book, Victorian Literature: Modern Essays in Criticism, edited by Austin Wright, a Galaxy book GB /5(6).

The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse is a wide ranging book with several poems which I have had difficulty finding. Excellent book for students and poetry lovers alike. In /5(2). The Victorian Poetry was quite realistic in nature and quite less idealised as compared to the Romanic Poets who were idealists and believed in Art for the Art Sake.

Nature, that was everything for the Romantics lost that idealised position in the Victorian era and became just a source of leisure and inspiration for the poets. Buy The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse) Reissue by Ricks, Christopher (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(7). Get this from a library. Victorian prose and poetry. [Lionel Trilling; Harold Bloom;] -- Excerpts from Sartor Resartus and Past and Present. Excerpts from What is Poetry?, On Liberty, On the Subjection of Women, and Autobiography.

"Of the Real Nature of Greatness of Style" and "The. ANTIQUE VICTORIAN PROSE POETRY BOOK EDWIN A HOLBROOK WATERTOWN NY. Kenyon & Holbrook Watertown NY pages + hard bound cover.

Good for age. Some cover soiling and wear, including some edge and corner wear, frayed at the head and the tail. Good binding, it has an extra page / added loose inside the back cover, I presume from a Seller Rating: % positive.

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Victorian Poetry and Prose show list info. a tough list for a summer challenge or just some classics to dig into!. hope you enjoy it as much as I do Trending Book Lists Books You May Have Actually Read.

One Hundred Years of Eclectic Reading. 1, Required Re-Reading: Books You Will Want to Return to - Fiction. Books shelved as prose-poetry: Flow Down Like Silver: Hypatia of Alexandria by Ki Longfellow, The Secret Magdalene by Ki Longfellow, The Prophet by Kahli.

This book contains everything I desired for my course."--Duane Haack, Buena Vista College "Best text I know for the period."--Edna L. Steeves, University of Rhode Island "The best compendium of Victorian prose and poetry now in print."--Gayla S. McGlamery, Loyola College "The editors pronounced personalities are a refreshing prescence in the /5(5).

Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era).It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–). While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period.

[clarification needed] Charles Dickens (– Restoration and 18th Century Poetry (2) Romantic Period (88) Toggle. Romantic Survey (6) Romantic Drama (5) Romantic Prose (16) Romantic Poetry (15) Jane Austen (9) Romantic Novel (52) Victorian Period () Toggle.

Victorian Survey (6) Victorian Prose (25) Victorian Poetry (12) Victorian Drama (9) New Woman Literature (18) Fin de siècle.

Read this book on Questia. Most of the great or distinguished prose published between the appearance of Macaulay's essay on Milton in and the death of Queen Victoria in reflects the tumult of a very eventful period. PAPERBACK. Condition: Fair. About half of pages have marking, otherwise, book's solid and usable.

Save. The Oxford Anthology of English Literature: Volume V: Victorian Prose and Poetry. Seller Inventory # SKU More information about this seller | Contact this seller   The Oxford Anthology of English Literature: Victorian Prose and Poetry / Edition 1 available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist.

ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 04/05/ Publisher: Oxford University Press. The Oxford Anthology of English Literature: Volume V: Victorian Prose and Poetry / Edition 1.

by Lionel Trilling Price: $ The Catholic school versions are listed separately, under "Prose and Poetry Series: Catholic Edition" (published from to ), "St. Thomas More Series - s and 50s Hardcovers," and "St.

Thomas More Series - s Paperbacks." The Canadian versions, published by J. Dent, are listed under "Prose and Poetry for Canadians.". Victorian Prose and Poetry by Lionel Trilling,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(59).

The best prose poetry and modernist French poetry, including Arthur Rimbaud, Gertrude Stein, Francis Ponge and Claudia Rankine, recommended by Jeremy Noel-Tod, poetry critic and editor of the Penguin Book of the Prose Poem. The Victorian non-fictional prose writers understood that there was an unavoidable requirement to explore a fine art of living while simultaneously carrying the message of immediate public concern.

Their aspirations focused on society while also encompassing within its realm, theology, histories, scientific endeavors, biographies, ethical and Reviews: 3. The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse. New York: Oxford University Press, Fletcher, Ian. British Poetry and Prose, New York: Oxford University Press, Maidment, Brian.

The Poorhouse Fugitives: Self-Taught Poets and Poetry in Victorian Britain. New York: Carconet, Abstract. The Victorian era has been described as an age of transition and change in which the traditional system of belief was not only questioned but also the same time, it is often considered to be emblematic of conservatism, prudery and a stability which borders on stagnation.

The Victorians are seen as people with an almost pathological dread of everything connected to the Author: Sarah Heinz. Inthe mineralogist, pioneer of photography, and amateur poet Robert Hunt published The Poetry of Science, a hugely ambitious work that aimed to offer a survey of scientific knowledge while also communicating the metaphysical, moral, and aesthetic aspects of science to the general reader.

Gregory Tate explores what the book can teach us about Victorian desires to reconcile the languages. The book is more effective in its treatment of their social views than when it handles critical and aesthetic issues. This is the place to survey a survey.

David J. DeLaura is both the general editor of, and author of the Arnold chapter in, Victorian Prose: A Guide to Research. DeLaura deals with Arnold's prose and poetry.

The Arnold chapter. Genre/Form: Bibliographies Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowyer, John Wilson, Victorian age: prose, poetry, and drama. The Victorian period of English Literature is generally dated from the late 's to the turn of the 20th century (coinciding with the reign of Queen Victoria) and includes a roster of poets whose works are of perennial interests to literature students as well as enduringly popular with /5.

Poetry written in England during the reign of Queen Victoria () may be referred to as Victorian poetry. Following Romanticism, Victorian poets continued many of the previous era’s main themes, such as religious skepticism and valorization of the artist as genius; but Victorian poets also developed a distinct sensibility.

This book contains a lot of Victorian prose from several different authors. However the poetry section is devoted almost exclusivey to Tennyson and Robert Browning, 2/5(1). The work of the English poets during the years between and is known as Victorian poetry. The 19 th century saw the publication of innovative poetic works by Robert Browning (), Alfred Lord Tennyson (), and Algernon Charles Swinburne ().

Among other distinguished poets were Arthur Hugh Clough (), Matthew Arnold () and William Morris ( English literature - English literature - Early Victorian verse: Despite the growing prestige and proliferation of fiction, this age of the novel was in fact also an age of great poetry.

Alfred Tennyson made his mark very early with Poems, Chiefly Lyrical () and Poems (; dated ), publications that led some critics to hail him as the natural successor to Keats and Shelley. Victorian poetry() Victorian poetry is the poetry written during the period of Queen Victoria’s reign ().

During The Victorian age, numerous poetic ideals were developed, such as the increased use of the sonnet as a poetic form. This book continues the story of English literature through most of the Victorian period — a period that in religion and politics, science and technology, social life and its physical environment, witnessed the often painful development of modern England, A population-explosion, hurried progress in education, and a massive increase in the reading public were met by a literary output of.

This book contains a lot of Victorian prose from several different authors. However the poetry section is devoted almost exclusivey to Tennyson and Robert Browning, which seems to me to be rather shortsighted. Also the book was not in as good a condition as indicated by the seller.

It contained many inked notes from a previous owner.2/5(1). Incorporating a broad range of contemporary scholarship, A History of Victorian Literature presents an overview of the literature produced in Great Britain between andwith fresh consideration of both major figures and some of the era's less familiar authors.

Part of the Blackwell Histories of Literature series, the book describes the development of the Victorian literary movement.

Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poets and Politics Mrs Isobel Armstrong, Isobel Armstrong In a uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute study, Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its images as a "moralized form of romantic verse" and unearth its often subversive critique of.

The Victorian era, from the coronation of Queen Victoria in until her death inwas an era of several unsettling social developments that forced writers more than ever before to take positions on the immediate issues animating the rest of society.

Thus, although romantic forms of expression in poetry and prose continued to dominate English literature throughout much of the. This introductory article explores the various forms and functions of Victorian poetry. It considers Victorian poets’ preoccupation with style and how style should be put to work, and examines a range of ways in which ‘the work of poetry’ is conceived, debated, and practised in the period.

An overview of the four sections of the Handbook is also by: 1. Victorian Period () Toggle. Victorian Survey (6) Victorian Prose (25) Victorian Poetry (12) Victorian Drama (9) New Woman Literature (18) Fin de siècle Literature (20) Victorian Crime Fiction (10) Victorian Novel (80) 20th Century (36) Toggle.

20th Century Survey (8) Early 20th Century (21) Late 20th Century (2) 20th Century Prose (7) 20th. Victorian literature in its varied aspects was marked by a deep moral note. The marked characteristic of the age is that literature, both in prose and poetry, seems to depart from the purely artistic standard of art’s sake and to be actuated by a definite moral purpose.

English literature - English literature - Dickens: Charles Dickens first attracted attention with the descriptive essays and tales originally written for newspapers, beginning inand collected as Sketches by “Boz” ().

On the strength of this volume, Dickens contracted to write a historical novel in the tradition of Scott (eventually published as Barnaby Rudge in ).hi Deconstruction of language, words and reality!

Jabberwocky BY LEWIS CARROLL ’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. “Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws.- Buy Victorian Prose and Poetry (Oxford Anthology of English Literature) book online at best prices in India on Read Victorian Prose and Poetry (Oxford Anthology of English Literature) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(5).