Individually and collectively, these essays establish a new direction for current scholarly thinking about the writing and reading of literature and their relationship with ideas of authority, self-reliance, truth, originality, the valid and the real, and the genuine and inauthentic. Authors discussed include William Cowper, Robert Southey, Leigh Hunt, William Wordsworth, P. B. Shelley, Lord Byron, John Ruskin, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, Henry David Thoreau and Joseph Conrad.Cardinal Newman was as acutely aware of minute changes in his self as Montaigne, Pope or Byrona#39;s Manfred, who notes an a#39;inexplicable stillness!a#39; and 23 Byrona#39;s dramatic monologues are a#39;The Prisoner of Chillona#39; (1816) and a#39;The Lament of Tassoa#39; (1 817), with ... The closest parallel to Laraa#39;s death is the similarly defiant demise of the last Byronic hero, Fletcher Christian, in The Island ( Canto IV, 11.
|Title||:||Literature and Authenticity, 1780–1900|
|Author||:||Dr Michael Davies, Professor Philip Shaw, Dr Ashley Chantler|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-05-28|