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A companion to eighteenth-century poetry [electronic resource] /

edited by Christine Gerrard.

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Names: Gerrard, Christine.
Published: [Malden, Mass.] : Blackwell Pub., [2006?]
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 44.
Topics: English poetry - 18th century - History and criticism.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: Wiley Online Library - Full text
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Introduction / Christine Gerrard -- Part I: Contexts and Perspectives. 1. Poetry, Politics and the Rise of Party / Christine Gerrard -- 2. Poetry, Politics, and Empire / Suvir Kaul -- 3. Poetry and Science / Clark Lawlor -- 4. Poetry and Religion / Emma Mason -- 5. Poetic Enthusiasm / John D. Morillo -- 6. Poetry and the Visual Arts / Robert Jones -- 7. Poetry, Popular Culture, and the Literary Marketplace / George Justice -- 8. Women Poets and their Writing in Eighteenth-Century Britain / Charlotte Grant -- 9. Poetry, Sentiment, and Sensibility / Jennifer Keith --
Part II: Readings. 10. John Gay, The Shepherd's Week / Mina Gorji -- 11. Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock and "Eloisa to Abelard" / Valerie Rumbold -- 12. Jonathan Swift, The "Stella" Poems / Ros Ballaster -- 13. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Six Town Eclogues and Other Poems / Isobel Grundy -- 14. James Thomson, The Seasons / Christine Gerrard -- 15. Stephen Duck, The Thresher's Labour, and Mary Collier, The Woman's Labour / John Goodridge -- 16. Mary Leapor, "Crumble-Hall" / David Fairer -- 17. Mark Akenside, The Pleasures of Imagination / Adam Rounce -- 18. Samuel Johnson, London and The Vanity of Human Wishes / David F. Venturo -- 19. William Collins, "Ode on the Poetical Character" / John Sitter -- 20. Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard / Suvir Kaul -- 21. Christopher Smart, Jubilate Agno / Chris Mounsey -- 22. Oliver Goldsmith, The Deserted Village, and George Crabbe, The Village / Caryn Chaden -- 23. William Cowper, The Task / Freya Johnston -- 24. Robert Burns, "Tam o' Shanter" / Murray Pittock --
Part III: Forms and Genres. 25. Rhyming Couplets and Blank Verse / Richard Bradford -- 26. Epic and Mock-Heroic / Richard Terry -- 27. Verse Satire / Brean Hammond -- 28. The Ode / Margaret M. Koehler -- 29. The Georgic / Juan Christian Pellicer -- 30. The Verse Epistle / Bill Overton --
Part IV: Themes and Debates. 31. The Constructions of Femininity / Kathryn R. King -- 32. Whig and Tory Poetics / Abigail Williams -- 33. The Classical Inheritance / David Hopkins -- 34 Augustanism and Pre-Romanticism / Thomas Woodman -- 35 Recovering the Past: Shakespeare, Spenser, and British Poetic Tradition / Carolyn D. Williams -- 36 The Pleasures and Perils of the Imagination / Paul Baines -- 37 The Sublime / Shaun Irlam -- 38 Poetry and the City / Markman Ellis -- 39 Cartography and the Poetry of Place / Rachel Crawford -- 40 Rural Poetry and the Self-Taught Tradition / Bridget Keegan -- 41 Poetry Beyond the English Borders / Gerard Carruthers.
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Table of Contents for: A companion to eighteenth-century poetry