Victorian women poets writing against the heart by Angela Leighton

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Published by Harvester Wheatsheaf in New York, London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women poets -- Great Britain.,
  • English poetry -- 19th century.,
  • English poetry -- Women authors.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementAngela Leighton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1177 .L45 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 321 p.
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20111407M
ISBN 100710813147, 074501254X

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The volume both engages critically with the political and aesthetic agenda behind the Author: Alison Chapman. This book recovers and explores an important tradition of nineteenth-century women's poetry from Felicia Hemans to Charlotte Mew.

Angela Leighton not only discusses the work of neglected poets such as Augusta Webster and "Michael Field," but also charts the development of women's poetry from sentimentalism of Hemans and L.E.L.

(Letitia Elizabeth Landon) to the various strategies of self. The status of women in the Victorian era was often seen as an illustration of the striking discrepancy between the United Kingdom's national power and wealth and what many, then and now, consider its appalling social conditions.

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An invaluable critical companion to its sister volume Victorian Women Poets: An Anthology, it provides fresh impetus to important current debates about interpretation, concerning: the use of biography, the tension between political and aesthetic readings, the question of poetic value and canonization, the conflict between old historical and new.

Victorian literature study questions written by Professor Florence S. Boos, The University of Iowa. Get this from a library. Essays and studies, Victorian women poets. [Alison Chapman; Patricia Pulham; Marjorie Stone; Glennis Byron; Michele C Martinez; Susan Brown; Natalie M Houston; Joseph Bristow; English Association.;] -- The specially commissioned essays in Victorian Women Poets offer revisionary readings of canonical poets and bring into focus re-discovered writers.

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The volume both engages critically with the political and aesthetic agenda behind the project of recovery, and also presents a pioneering approach to reading poets who have slipped out of the canon.5/5(2). There is a rich field in this first review essay of Victorian women poets for Victorian Poetry.

Since the impressive anthologies of Victorian women's poetry published late in the last century by Angela Leighton and Margaret Reynolds, Isobel Armstrong and Joseph Bristow, and Virginia Blain, when a vast array of poems were recovered to critical view, there has been a period of sifting and.

The Victorian Age was also marked by the work of a number of women poets, with Christina Rossetti () and Elizabeth Barrett Browning () the most studied by scholars of literature. Other examples of women poets from the period include Felicia Hemans (), Dora Greenwell () and Jean Ingelow ().

Oct 07,  · As Angela Leighton demonstrates, in Victorian Women Poets: Writing Against the Heart, many women — including Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, Augusta Webster, "Michael Field," Alice Meynell and Charlotte Mew — won high praise from contemporary (male) critics by producing complex and original poetry that struggles "with and.

This is a list of female poets organised by the time period in which they were born. This listing is subordered alphabetically by name. In this field, I will make a close study of four major Victorian poets (Tennyson, Browning, Christina Rosetti, and Hopkins) and place them within the context of Victorian intellectual debates about religion, science, and the moral value of Aestheticism.

I plan to structure my analysis by reading the four poets in two contrasting pairs. Sep 01,  · Victorian Women Poets aims to recover the lost map of Victorian women's poetry.

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Women’s Rights in the Victorian Era Women’s Rights: Not Up for Discussion. For people living in the western world in the 21st century, it is hard to imagine the lack of women’s rights in the Victorian Era.

Women Poets in the Victorian Era: Cultural Practices and Nature Poetry explores the affinities and the tensions between women’s poetry and nature writing in the Victorian era from a cultural perspective.

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Kathryn is also editor of George Eliot: A Family History and has won many national prizes for her journalism and historical writing. She is a contributing editor to Prospect magazine as well as a book reviewer and commentator for the Guardian and BBC Radio.

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Questioning the assumption that few poems by working-class women had survived, Florence Boos set out to discover supposedly lost works in libraries, private collections, and. The Victorian period witnessed massive changes in thinking about women’s roles in society.

Dr Simon Avery asks how Christina Rossetti's poetry sits within this context, looking at her representations of oppression, female identity, marriage and the play of power between men and women. Read more.By canny selection, the editors (both are British academics) reveal the poets as women working through the Victorian ideology that would have them be either pictures of domestic virtue or madwomen.Jan 01,  · Considers Victorian women poets in every chapter Reviews "Yet overall, and at its best, it provides what few critical books can offer: a highly readable, even rollicking account of the whole era, as variegated and lively as Victorian poetry itself.".

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