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Unfettering Poetry: Fancy in British Romanticism

  title={Unfettering Poetry: Fancy in British Romanticism},
  author={Jeffrey C. Robinson},
12 Citations
Tolling Back: How The Cap and Bells Re-peals the 1820 Volume
ABSTRACT Keats’s final volume of poetry is justly celebrated for its longer narrative poems—the title poems and the fragment of Hyperion included at book’s end—and for the odes which remain vastly
1820: Poetics “In the Spirit of Outlawry”
ABSTRACT Far from simply a miscellany of what are now canonical poems, Keats's 1820 volume (1820) puts forward a consistent program of radical poetics. “We hate poetry that has a palpable design upon
‘fancys or feelings’: John Clare’s Hypochondriac Poetics
  • Erin Lafford
  • Psychology, Art
    Palgrave Advances in John Clare Studies
  • 2020
Clare’s mental and physical health has long been a source of interest and contention in his critical reception. Approaches to his ‘madness’ have ranged from retroactive diagnoses of bi-polar
The ‘Dying-Tale’ as Epistemic Strategy in Hemans’s Records of Woman
The personal writings of popular nineteenth-century poet Felicia Hemans indicate her desire to alleviate social constraints on women to improve their education, yet her poetry’s female figures often
Roe’s Young Radicals in New Historicist Perspective, 1988–2018
The production of a second edition seems straightforward but often requires some deft negotiation to bring off successfully—as Nicholas Roe has done here, abundantly and magisterially. If it is not a
Wordsworth Elegizing the Lyrical Ballad in the 1830s and 1840s
  • Tim Fulford
  • Education
    SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900
  • 2019
“Who Has Not Wak’d”: Mary Robinson and Cartesian Poetry
Abstract: A close reading of Mary Robinson’s late-eighteenth-century poem “London’s Summer Morning,” which captures all the noises and smells of a busy London street, is not enough to convince the
The Heretical Romantic Heroism of Beau Brummell
ABSTRACT Beau Brummell has a special place in the history of romanticism. Whereas followers of Shaftesbury and Rousseau typically looked to nature, to the primitive and spontaneous and effortless,
Leigh Hunt, John Pomfret, and the Politics of Retirement
This article unravels an apparent paradox: an imitation of John Pomfret's 1699 poem of the same title, Leigh Hunt's 1823 “The Choice” appears in a reformist journal but embodies a retirement poem,