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The Resource Poetry and the making of the English literary past, 1660-1781, Richard Terry

Poetry and the making of the English literary past, 1660-1781, Richard Terry

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Poetry and the making of the English literary past, 1660-1781
Title
Poetry and the making of the English literary past, 1660-1781
Statement of responsibility
Richard Terry
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Concentrating on the period 1660-1781, this book explores how the English literary past was made. It charts how antiquarians unearthed the raw materials of the English (or more widely) British tradition; how scholars drafted narratives about the development of native literature; and how critics assigned the leading writers to canons of literary greatness. Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past also analyzes the various kinds of occasion on which the contents of the literary past are rehearsed. Discussed, for example, is the rise of Poets' Corner as a national shrine for the consecration of literary worthies; and the author also considers a wide range of poetic genres that lent themselves to recitals of the literary past: the funeral elegy, the progress-of-poesy poem and the session of the poets poem. The book concludes that the opening up and ordering of the English literary past occurs earlier than is generally supposed; and the same also applies to the process by which women writers achieve their own distinctive form of canonical recognition."--Jacket
Cataloging source
UKM
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Terry, Richard
Dewey number
820.9005
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR27
LC item number
.T47 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Criticism
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • British literature
  • Literature and history
  • Literature and history
  • English poetry
  • Criticism
  • Literary historians
  • Canon (Literature)
Label
Poetry and the making of the English literary past, 1660-1781, Richard Terry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [328]-344) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
47868667
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 354 pages
Isbn
9780198186236
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002265652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Poetry and the making of the English literary past, 1660-1781, Richard Terry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [328]-344) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
47868667
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 354 pages
Isbn
9780198186236
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002265652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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