The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

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John Sitter
Cambridge University Press, Mar 26, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 298 pages
Altogether the volume provides an invaluable resource for scholars and students."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

Introduction the future of eighteenthcentury poetry
1
Couplets and conversation
11
Political passions
37
Publishing and reading poetry
63
The city in eighteenthcentury poetry
83
Nature poetry
109
Questions in poetics why and how poetry matters
133
Eighteenthcentury women poets and readers
157
Creating a national poetry the tradition of Spenser and Milton
177
The return to the ode
203
A poetry of absence
225
The poetry of sensibility
249
PreRomanticism and the ends of eighteenthcentury poetry
271
Index
291
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