Eighteenth-century Poetry And The Rise Of The Novel Reconsidered by Kate ParkerEighteenth-century Poetry And The Rise Of The Novel Reconsidered by Kate Parker

Eighteenth-century Poetry And The Rise Of The Novel Reconsidered

EditorKate Parker, Courtney Weiss SmithContribution byMargaret Doody

Paperback | August 28, 2015

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Bringing together work by distinguished and younger scholars, Eighteenth-Century Poetry and the Rise of the Novel Reconsidered takes seriously the connections between poetry and novels in the period between Andrew Marvell's Upon Appleton House and Amelia Opie's Romanic-era novels. Contributors also bring a rich range of methodological approaches to the central problem- formalist or historicist, engaging an archive of ephemeral texts, or a complex critical history, or even cognitive poetics.
Kate Parker is assistant professor of English at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Her article on Sade appeared in Eighteenth- Century Fiction. She is writing a book that explores how affective communities impact literary representations of selfhood in eighteenth-century Britain and France. Courtney Weiss Smith is assistant profes...
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Title:Eighteenth-century Poetry And The Rise Of The Novel ReconsideredFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9.01 × 6.12 × 0.84 inPublished:August 28, 2015Publisher:Bucknell University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Introduction: Poetry, Novels, People, Things 1Courtney Weiss SmithPart I: Reconsidering Genres: Rising, Borrowing, Circulating1 Heroic Couplets and Eighteenth-Century Heroism: Pope's Complicated CharactersSophie Gee2 "The Battle Without Killing": Eliza Haywood and the Politics of Attempted RapeKate Parker3 The Novel's Poem Envy: Mid-Century Fiction and the "Thing Poem" Christina Lupton and Aran Ruth4 "To delineate the human mind in its endless varieties": Integral Lyric and Characterization in the Tales of Amelia OpieShelley KingPart II: Reconsidering Subjects and Objects5 Undividing the Subject of Literary History: From James Thomson's Poetry to Daniel Defoe's NovelsWolfram Schmidgen6 The Rise of the Novel and the Fall of Personification Heather Keenleyside7 "Light electric touches": Sterne, Poetry, and Empirical Erotics David Fairer8 "Great labour both of mind and tongue": Articulacy and Interiority in Young's Night Thoughts and Richardson's ClarissaJoshua Swidzinski9 The Art of Attention: Navigating Distraction and Rhythms of Focus in Eighteenth-Century PoetryNatalie PhillipsCoda: Time, Space, and the Poetic Mind of the NovelMargaret DoodyBibliographyNotes on Contributors

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Eighteenth-Century Poetry and the Rise of the Novel Reconsidered is a provocative and timely collection well worth the attention of the reader who wishes, as Smith states in her introductory remarks, to 'grapple with unexpected collisions and collusions between poetry and novels'. . . .[The book] counts among the year's best books in eighteenth-century studies.