Wordsworth's Poetic Theory: Knowledge, Language, Experience by A. RegierWordsworth's Poetic Theory: Knowledge, Language, Experience by A. Regier

Wordsworth's Poetic Theory: Knowledge, Language, Experience

EditorA. Regier, S. Uhlig

Hardcover | December 18, 2009

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Wordsworth's verse and compelling criticism have shaped our understanding of poetic art since the Romantic period. This collection is the first in years to reexamine Wordsworth's complex theory of poetry in depth. Designed to be equally useful and inspiring, it provides much-needed reassessments of a vital juncture of Romantic creativity.
Stefan Hoesel-Uhlig is a Fellow and Director of Studies in English at King's College, University of Cambridge. Alexander Regier is Assistant Professor of English at Rice University. His study Fracture and Fragmentation in British Romanticism addresses imaginative and philosophical writing. He has published on Wordsworth, rhetoric, uto...
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Title:Wordsworth's Poetic Theory: Knowledge, Language, ExperienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:December 18, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023052544X

ISBN - 13:9780230525443

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction--S.Hoesel-Uhlig &--A.Regier
PART I: THE ESSAYS OF LYRICAL BALLADS
What is a Lyrical Ballad?--P.de Bolla
Wordsworth and the Poetics of Ignorance--A.Bennett
Wordsworth and Poetic Objecthood--S.Hoesel-Uhlig
Wordsworth and the Power of Metre--S.Jarvis
PART II: 1815 AND THE ESSAY SUPPLEMENTARY
'Speakers', 'Readers' and the Orality of Writing (around 1800)--F.Ferguson
The Poetic Structure of Complexity: Wordsworth's Sublime and 'Something Regular'--C.Brodsky
Species and Genre in Wordsworth's The Excursion--P.Hamilton
PART III: ESSAYS UPON EPITAPHS
Whence and Whither: Reflections on Wordsworth's Essays upon Epitaphs--M.Levinson
Incarnations of the Counter-Spirit--A.Regier
Silent Poetry: Wordsworth's Unheard Voice--M.Jacobus
Dying into Prose: The Epitaphic as Standard of Taste in Wordsworth's Poetics--S.Curdts
Index