Poetic Development and the Romantic Self in Exile in Byron and Shelley (Mellen Studies in Literature: Romantic Reassessment S. No. 161)

Poetic Development and the Romantic Self in Exile in Byron and Shelley (Mellen Studies in Literature: Romantic Reassessment S. No. 161)

By: Kei Nijibayashi (author)Hardback

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The two Romantic poets have such similar biographies that most comparative studies of them draw heavily on the few biographical differences, says Nijibayashi (human sciences, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, Japan), and neglect a careful analysis of how their actual work differs. He aspires to correct the imbalance and so offer a general

About Author

Kei Nijibayashi received her MA from the University of York, England, and her PhD from Kyushu University, Japan. She currently teaches at the Kyushu Institute of Technology.

Contents

Preface; Introduction: Questioning "The Spirit of the Age"; 1. Julian and Maddalo: Theory and Experience in Exile; 2. Narratives of Imaginative Exile: Byron's Transformation of the East; Shelley's Transcendence from the East; 3. Strategies for the Stage: The Irony of Idealism in Shelley's The Cenci; The Irony of Heroism in Byron's Historical Dramas; 4. Prometheus Unbound: The Cosmic Development of the Poet Figure; 5. Poetic Self-Completion in Don Juan; Conclusion: Answering to "The Spirit of the Age"; Appendix; Bibliography; Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780773465442
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780773465442
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0773465448

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