Byron and Romanticism by Jerome McGannByron and Romanticism by Jerome McGann

Byron and Romanticism

byJerome McGannEditorJames Soderholm

Paperback | September 16, 2002

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This collection of essays represents twenty-five years of work by a leading critic of Romanticism in general and Byron in particular. It demonstrates McGann's evolution as a scholar, editor, critic, theorist, and historian, and his engagement with the main schools of literary criticism since the advent of structuralism in the 1960s. Many of these essays have previously been available only in specialist scholarly journals. Now for the first time McGann's important and influential work on Byron can be appreciated by new generations of students and scholars.
Title:Byron and RomanticismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:326 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.75 inPublished:September 16, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521007224

ISBN - 13:9780521007221

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; General analytical and historical introduction; Part I: 1. Milton and Byron; 2. Byron and Wordsworth; 3. Byron, mobility, and the poetics of historical ventriloquism; 4. 'My brain is feminine': Byron and the poetry of deception; 5. What difference do the circumstances of publication make to the interpretation of a literary work?; 6. Byron and the anonymous lyric; 7. Byron and 'the truth in masquerade'; 8. Private poetry, public deception; 9. Hero with a thousand faces: the rhetoric of Byronism; 10. Byron and the lyric of sensibility; Part II: 11. A point of reference; 12. History, herstory, theirstory, ourstory; 13. Literature, meaning, and the discontinuity of fact; 14. Rethinking romanticism; 15. An interview with Jerome McGann; 16. Poetry, 1780-1832; 17. Byron and romanticism, a dialogue (Jerome McGann and the editor, James Soderholm).

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