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Imaginary Biographies: Misreading the Lives of the Poets (Hardcover)

Author: Klock, Geoff

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In Imaginary Biographies Geoff Klock argues that the bizarre portrayal of historical writers in post-Enlightenment English poetry constitutes a genre, a battleground for two central conflicts: the confrontation of the self-sufficient Romantic imagination with the brute fact of external precursors (in the nineteenth century); and the participation in, and simultaneous deflation of, Romantic idealism (in the twentieth. The result is a dazzling work of literary scholarship that will stimulate debate for years to come.


Publisher Continuum
Mfg Part# 9780826428028
SKU 203959807
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0826428029
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0271
Publisher Continuum
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