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Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Literary Celebrity

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Eric Eisner
    Pages 1-19
  3. Eric Eisner
    Pages 20-47
  4. Eric Eisner
    Pages 48-67
  5. Eric Eisner
    Pages 68-90
  6. Eric Eisner
    Pages 91-114
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 154-204

About this book


While artistically ambitious poets of the era are often characterized as preferring a lasting future fame to contemporary popularity, this book reveals that a sophisticated, strategic and fascinated engagement with new modes of fame was central to the experiments with literary form of poets such as Byron, Keats, Shelley and Barrett Browning.


John Keats lyric Percy Bysshe Shelley poetry

About the authors

ERIC EISNER is Assistant Professor of English at George Mason University, USA, where he teaches courses in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature and culture, Romanticism, literary theory and cultural studies.

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