Routledge Revivals: English Poetry in the Later Nineteenth Century (1933)

1st Edition

B. Ifor Evans

Routledge
Published June 6, 2019
Reference - 498 Pages
ISBN 9781138501331 - CAT# Y367988
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

First published in 1933, this study, which underwent revision in the 1960s, is a comprehensive survey of the verse of English nineteenth-century poets whose work appeared after 1860. A special feature is the full and critical treatment of minor writers. In no other book is their work so carefully evaluated. There is a full account of the minor Pre-Raphaelites, of James Thomson, the poet of The City of Dreadful Night, of Henley, Stevenson and George MacDonald. John Davidson is the subject of a long and revealing study. Evans suggests that poetry from the late nineteenth century is neglected in scholarly study, and that Victorian Romanticism deserves more attention than it has recently received.

 

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