By Catherine Maxwell
This hard and significant learn, which examines quite a number canonical and not more famous writers, is an leading edge reassessment of past due Victorian literature in its relation to visionary Romanticism.
It examines six past due Victorian writers - Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Walter Pater, Vernon Lee, Eugene Lee-Hamilton, Theodore Watts-Dunton and Thomas Hardy - to bare their dedication to a Romantic visionary culture which floor in the direction of the tip of the 19th century according to the specter of turning out to be materialism. supplying distinct and resourceful readings of either poetry and prose, moment Sight indicates the various ways that past due Victorian writers stream past materiality, with no wasting a dedication to it, to discover the mysterious relation among the visible and the unseen.
A significant re-assessment of the post-Romantic visionary mind's eye, with implications for our figuring out of literary modernism, moment Sight can be required interpreting for students drawn to the literature of the past due Victorian period.
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