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19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900

  • Wordsworth and Coleridgeby John Blades

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 24.18

    In this lively and stimulating study, detailed analysis of the poems is closely grounded in the literary and historical contexts in which Lyrical Ballads was first conceived, realized and subsequently expanded into two volumes. Documenting the revisions of the early edition, John Blades carefully reassesses the poems in the light of Wordsworth's... more...

  • Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heartby Kirstie Blair

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 169.99

    This study considers why and how the heart became a vital image in Victorian poetry. It argues that the intense focus on heart imagery in the period highlights anxieties about the ability of poetry to act upon its readers. It covers key poems by authors such as Tennyson and the Brownings, and contextualizes them with reference to lesser-known works. more...

  • Songs of Innocence and Experienceby William Blake

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Songs of Innocence and of Experience compiles two contrasting but directly related books of poetry by William Blake. Songs of Innocence honors and praises the natural world, the natural innocence of children and their close relationship to God. Songs of Experience contains much darker, disillusioned poems, which deal with serious, often political themes.... more...

  • The Marriage of Heaven and Hellby William Blake

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    William Blake can rightly be described as one of the most important Romantic poets, but he is set apart from the likes of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats by his mysticism and radical social and religious beliefs. Following in the tradition of poetic geniuses such as Dante and Milton, Blake's remarkable collection The Marriage of... more...

  • The Portable William Blakeby William Blake; Alfred Kazin

    Penguin Publishing Group 1977; US$ 22.00

    The Portable Blake contains the hermetic genius's most important works: Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience in their entirety; selections from his "prophetic books"—including The Marriage of Heaven and Hell , Visions of the Daughters of Abion , America , The Book of Urizen , and The Four Zoas —and from other works of poetry and prose, as... more...

  • Poemsby William Blake; Patti Smith

    Random House 2010; US$ 5.99

    SELECTED AND INTRODUCED BY PATTI SMITH William Blake is one of Britain's most fascinating writers, who, as well as being a groundbreaking poet, is also well known as a painter, engraver, radical and mystic. Although Blake was dismissed as an eccentric by his contemporaries, his powerful and richly symbolic poetry has been a fertile source of inspiration... more...

  • Collected Poemsby William Blake; W.B Yeats

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 16.98

    William Blake is a poet without parallel, who remains a source of wisdom and inspiration to countless individuals throughout the world. This selection was commissioned in 1905 by the firm of George Routledge from W.B. Yeats, who had previously been one of the pioneer editors of Blake's prophetic books. Yeats, one of the few poets whose work could... more...

  • George Eliotby Mathilde Blind

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Mary Ann Evans, the British writer who worked under the male pen name George Eliot, was a fascinating literary figure and one of the most influential novelists of the Victorian period. This biography from Mathilde Blind delves into Eliot's life and work, presenting a compelling, well-rounded account. more...

  • Literature and Culture in Modern Britain: Volume 1by Clive Bloom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.26

    The first in a three-volume sequence, this book covers the period between 1900 and 1929, providing a perceptive and thorough analysis of British literature within its historical, cultural and artistic context. It identifies the crucial, interwoven relationships between literature and the visual arts, modern poetry, popular fiction, journalism, cinema,... more...

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, New Editionby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 54.00

    Presents a collection of critical essays about the works of the British author, focusing on her famous novel, "Frankenstein." more...