Nineteenth-Century Poetry And Literary Celebrity

Hardcover | November 15, 2009

byEric Eisner

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While artistically ambitious poets of the era are often characterized as preferring a lasting future fame to contemporary popularity, this book reveals that a sophisticated, strategic and fascinated engagement with new modes of fame was central to the experiments with literary form of poets such as Byron, Keats, Shelley and Barrett Browning.

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While artistically ambitious poets of the era are often characterized as preferring a lasting future fame to contemporary popularity, this book reveals that a sophisticated, strategic and fascinated engagement with new modes of fame was central to the experiments with literary form of poets such as Byron, Keats, Shelley and Barrett Bro...

ERIC EISNER is Assistant Professor of English at George Mason University, USA, where he teaches courses in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature and culture, Romanticism, literary theory and cultural studies.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 8.86 × 5.62 × 0.69 inPublished:November 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230228151

ISBN - 13:9780230228153

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * Introduction * Systems of Literary Lionism * Keats, Lyric and Personality *
The Cenci's Celebrity * Shelley's Glamour * The Atmosphere of Authorship: Landon, Byron and Literary Culture * Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Energies of Fandom *  Notes * Index