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Author Sitterson, Joseph C., Jr., 1945-

Title Romantic poems, poets, and narrators / Joseph C. Sitterson, Jr
Published Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (203 pages)
Contents Introduction -- "Introduction" to the Songs of experience: the infection of time -- The rime of the ancient mariner: distinguishing the certain from the uncertain -- The prelude: still something to pursue -- The intimations ode: an infinite complexity -- Lamia: attitude is every thing -- Conclusion
Summary Romantic Poems, Poets, and Narrators will be valuable to specialists not only in romantic period studies but in literary theory and poetics as well. Students of Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Keats will appreciate these refreshingly subtle, tactful, and convincing new readings of the major romantic poems. Sitterson also provides a short course in the history of the reception of these poems. The book is a scholarly and engaging guide to the various and complex discourses?formalist, psychoanalytic, deconstructive, new historicist?that have provided the terms in which these poems have been and currently are received. At its deepest level, Romantic Poems, Poets, and Narrators is an engaging meditation on the value of reading poems, especially narrative poems. It will challenge the most erudite specialists to rethink their assumptions about interrelations (and the possibility of mutual coexistence) among formalist, deconstructive, and historicist approaches to poetry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-198) and index
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Subject Blake, William, 1757-1827. Songs of experience.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. Rime of the ancient mariner.
Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. Intimations of immortality.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. Prelude.
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
First person narrative.
Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 19th century.
Persona (Literature)
Point of view (Literature)
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1612772366 (electronic bk.)
1612772374 (electronic bk.)
9781612772363 (electronic bk.)
9781612772370 (electronic bk.)