The Resource Poetical remains : poets' graves, bodies, and books in the nineteenth century, Samantha Matthews

Poetical remains : poets' graves, bodies, and books in the nineteenth century, Samantha Matthews

Label
Poetical remains : poets' graves, bodies, and books in the nineteenth century
Title
Poetical remains
Title remainder
poets' graves, bodies, and books in the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Samantha Matthews
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1862 Dante Gabriel Rossetti buried his unpublished poems in his dead wife's grave; in 1869 he dug them up and published them. This innovative cultural history, drawing on emerging disciplines of book history and death studies, explores the many strange stories about the deaths of Romantic and Victorian poets, and the 'last words', books, relics, memorials, and objects that survived them. - ;What happens to poets' genius when they die? The peculiar affinity which was felt to exist between their physical and literary 'remains' - their bodies and books - is the subject of this original cultura
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
821.8093548
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR585.D42
LC item number
M38 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Poetical remains : poets' graves, bodies, and books in the nineteenth century, Samantha Matthews
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-301) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Reading the poet's grave with Rossetti -- 'Nothing but dust': resurrecting Burns -- 'The grave of a poetess' -- Bringing home Keats and Shelley -- Wordsworth in 'The churchyard among the mountains' -- Thomas Hood in the cemetery -- Poets' Corner, Browning, and the hero as poet -- 'The last chapter': Alfred Lord Tennyson and the red, white, and blue
Control code
ocn252672467
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280845741
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36457474
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)252672467
  • ebsco0191514489

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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