Colour and Experience in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

  • Richard Cronin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Richard Cronin
      Pages 1-6
  3. Dull Red

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      Pages 7-15
  4. The Romantics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Richard Cronin
      Pages 19-28
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      Pages 29-35
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      Pages 36-45
    5. Richard Cronin
      Pages 46-63
    6. Richard Cronin
      Pages 64-80
  5. Robert Browning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Richard Cronin
      Pages 83-95
    3. Richard Cronin
      Pages 96-103
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      Pages 104-115
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      Pages 116-129
    6. Richard Cronin
      Pages 133-143
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      Pages 144-159
    8. Richard Cronin
      Pages 160-167
  6. Gerard Manley Hopkins

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Richard Cronin
      Pages 171-179
    3. Richard Cronin
      Pages 180-189

About this book

Introduction

In this book colour words as used in the poetry of Keats, Browning and Hopkins become crucial indicators of a way of looking at the nineteenth-century world. The author traces the forging of language that mediates between a system of values and the flux of experience.

Keywords

color experience John Keats language media poetry Romanticism

Authors and affiliations

  • Richard Cronin
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GlasgowUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-09556-8
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature & Performing Arts Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-09558-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-09556-8
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