Victorian Women Poets
  • Release Date : 18 January 2017
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 296 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 113816559X
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Download or read book entitled Victorian Women Poets by author: Tess Cosslett which was release on 18 January 2017 and published by Unknown with total page 296 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Through her selection of fourteen essays, Tess Cosslett charts the rediscovery by feminist critics of the Victorian Women Poets such as Emily Bront┬┐Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti, and the subsequent developments as critics use a range of modern theoretical approaches to understand and promote the work of these non-canonical and marginalised poets. While the essays chosen for this volume focus on these three major figures, work is also included on less well-known poets who have only recently been brought into critical prominence. The introduction clarifies for the reader the themes, problems and preoccupations that inform the criticism and provides a useful guide to the debates surrounding poetry and feminism, investigating such questions as, how feminist are these poems, and does a women s tradition really exist? The advantages and disadvantages of applying different critical approaches, such as psychoanalytic and historicist, to the understanding of this period and genre are also fully explored.