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Republican Politics and English Poetry, 1789–1874

  • Authors
  • Stephanie Kuduk Weiner
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Stephanie Kuduk Weiner
    Pages 1-16
  3. Stephanie Kuduk Weiner
    Pages 66-96
  4. Stephanie Kuduk Weiner
    Pages 97-132
  5. Stephanie Kuduk Weiner
    Pages 133-176
  6. Stephanie Kuduk Weiner
    Pages 177-180
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 181-220

About this book

Introduction

This study explores how poets who espoused republican political ideals sought to embody and advance those principles in their verse. By examining a range of canonical and non-canonical authors-including Blake, Shelley, Cooper, Linton, Landor, Meredith, Thomson and Swinburne, Kuduk Weiner connects the formal strategies of republican poems to the political theory and expressive cultures of republican radicalism. Her new study traces a strain of powerful, complex political poetry that casts new light on the political and literary history of nineteenth-century England.

Keywords

England Percy Bysshe Shelley poem poetry William Blake

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