The Resource On form : poetry, aestheticism, and the legacy of a word, Angela Leighton

On form : poetry, aestheticism, and the legacy of a word, Angela Leighton

Label
On form : poetry, aestheticism, and the legacy of a word
Title
On form
Title remainder
poetry, aestheticism, and the legacy of a word
Statement of responsibility
Angela Leighton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On Form assesses both the legacy of Victorian aestheticism and the nature of the literary. It tracks the development of the word 'form' since the Romantics and offers readings of, among others, Tennyson, Yeats, Stevens, and Plath. Original readings of poetry are combined with a powerful argument about the nature of aesthetic pleasure. - ;What is form? Why does form matter? In this imaginative and ambitious study, Angela Leighton assesses not only the legacy of Victorian aestheticism, and its richly resourceful keyword, 'form', but also the very nature of the literary. She shows how writers, fo
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
821.009
Index
index present
LC call number
PR595.A34
LC item number
L45 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
On form : poetry, aestheticism, and the legacy of a word, Angela Leighton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-283) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Form's Matter: A Retrospective; 2. Art for Art: On Pots, Crocks, Lyres, and Flutes; 3. Touching Forms: Tennyson and Aestheticism; 4. Aesthetic Conditions: Pater's Re-forming Style; 5. Seeing Nothing: Vernon Lee's Ghostly Aesthetics; 6. Just a Word: On Woolf; 7. Yeats's Feet; 8. Wallace Stevens' Eccentric Souvenirs; 9. W.S. Graham: In the Mind's Ear; 10. Forms of Elegy: Stevenson, Muldoon, Hill, Fisher; 11. Elegies of Form: Bishop, Plath, Stevenson; 12. Nothing, but: An Afterword; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn252687724
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191537394
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35928992
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)252687724
  • pebcs019153739X
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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