• Joseph Crawford
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine book series (PLSM)


This introduction discusses the existing scholarship on poetry and psychology in the early nineteenth century, and explores some of the reasons why the relationship between inspiration and insanity in post-Romantic British poetry has not been investigated previously. It describes the reasoning behind the use of Tennyson and Browning as case studies, and lays out the methodology and chapter breakdown of the rest of the book.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Crawford
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  1. 1.University of ExeterExeterUK

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