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By Matthew Campbell

In Rhythm and should in Victorian Poetry, first released in 1999, Matthew Campbell explores the paintings of 4 Victorian poets - Tennyson, Browning, Hopkins and Hardy - as they exhibit a constant and cutting edge crisis with questions of human enterprise and may. The Victorians observed the virtues attendant upon a powerful will as imperative to themselves and to their tradition, and Victorian poetry strove to discover a cultured shape to symbolize this feeling of the human will. via shut research of the metre, rhyme and rhythm of a variety of poems - together with monologue, lyric and elegy - Campbell finds how heavily technical questions of poetics are comparable, within the paintings of those poets, to problems with psychology, ethics and social swap. He is going directly to talk about extra common questions of poetics, and the results of the success of the Victorian poets in a much broader context, from Milton via Romanticism and into modern serious debate.

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