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Tennyson among the novelists

Tennyson among the novelists

Morton, John S. (2010) Tennyson among the novelists. Continuum Reception Studies . Continuum, London, UK. ISBN 9781441102379

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Abstract

Until now, the study of literary allusion has focused on allusions made by poets to other poets. In Tennyson Among the Novelists, John Morton presents the first book-length account of the presence of a poet’s work in works of prose fiction.
As well as shedding new light on the poems of Tennyson and their reception history, Morton covers a wide variety of novelists including Thomas Hardy, James Joyce, Evelyn Waugh, and Andrew O’Hagan, offering a fresh look at their approach to writing. Morton shows how Tennyson’s poetry, despite its frequent depreciation by critics, has survived as a vivifying presence in the novel from the Victorian period to the present day.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: [1] ISBN 9781441102379 (hardback) and ISBN 9781441176622 (PDF eBook) - published June 2010.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alfred Tennyson, Sean O'Hagan, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Charles Dickens, T. S. Eliot, A. S. Byatt, literary criticism
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > English Research Group
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:04
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/1487

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