Nineteenth-century Women Novelists and Byronism
Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism
Awarded the Elma Dangerfield Prize by the International Byron Society in 2013 The nineteenth century is sometimes seen as a lacuna between two literary periods. In terms of women’s writing, however, the era between the death of Mary Wollstonecraft and the 1860s feminist movement produced a coherent...
Published August 10th 2012 by Routledge
Gothic verse liberated the dark side of Romantic and Victorian verse: its medievalism, melancholy and morbidity. Some poets intended merely to shock or entertain, but Gothic also liberated the creative imagination and inspired them to enter disturbing areas of the psyche and to portray...
Published August 20th 2010 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Guides to Literature
Lord Byron (1788-1824) was a poet and satirist, as famous in his time for his love affairs and questionable morals as he was for his poetry. Looking beyond the scandal, Byron leaves us a body of work that proved crucial to the development of English poetry and provides a fascinating counterpoint to...
Published October 25th 2006 by Routledge
Series: History of Feminism
The Romantic Period saw a massive advance in British colonial expansion, which was accompanied by a corresponding expansion in travel writings. These published letters, journals and books provided British readers with detailed accounts of new and exotic locations and thus engaged the reading public...
Published May 12th 2006 by Routledge
Key 19th Century Journal Sources in Literature
Series: The Wellesley Series
This important collection of review articles makes it possible to trace the critical reputations of both major and minor British Romantic poets at the hands of first their contemporaries and then the principal Victorian critics.The collection also enables the reader to perceive the growing...
Published January 1st 1998 by Routledge