Science Politics and Friendship in the Works of Thomas Lowell Beddoes

This study offers an incisive new reading of the romantic playwright Thomas Lovell (1803-1849) Beddoes's work as shaped by the contemporary discourses of radical politics, life science, and gender.

Author: Ute Berns

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781611493672

Category: Literary Criticism

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This study offers an incisive new reading of the romantic playwright Thomas Lovell (1803-1849) Beddoes's work as shaped by the contemporary discourses of radical politics, life science, and gender. Reappraising his opus magnum Death's Jest Book in a context powerfully defined by both English and German romantic culture, this study unveils Beddoes's complex vision of history before the backdrop of the writer's fascination both with Early Modern culture and with proto-modernist forms of aesthetic experimentation.
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Handbook of British Romanticism

Science, Politics, and Friendship in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Newark: University of Deleware Press, 2012. Berns, Ute, and Michael Bradshaw, eds. The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Lovell Beddoes.

Author: Ralf Haekel

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110376692

Category: Literary Criticism

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The Handbook of British Romanticism is a state of the art investigation of Romantic literature and theory, a field that probably changed more quickly and more fundamentally than any other traditional era in literary studies. Since the early 1980s, Romantic studies has widened its scope significantly: The canon has been expanded, hitherto ignored genres have been investigated and new topics of research explored. After these profound changes, intensified by the general crisis of literary theory since the turn of the millennium, traditional concepts such as subjectivity, imagination and the creative genius have lost their status as paradigms defining Romanticism. The handbook will feature discussions of key concepts such as history, class, gender, science and the use of media as well as a thorough account of the most central literary genres around the turn of the 19th century. The focus of the book, however, will lie on a discussion of key literary texts in the light of the most recent theoretical developments. Thus, the Handbook of British Romanticism will provide students with an introduction to Romantic literature in general and literary scholars with a discussion of innovative and groundbreaking theoretical developments.
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A Reader s Guide to the Narrative and Lyric Poetry of Thomas Lovell Beddoes

4 Ute Berns, Science, Politics and Friendship in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Newark: Unversity of Delaware Press, 2012). 5 Daniel Karlin, "On Being Second-Rate: The Skeleton Art of Thomas Lovell Beddoes," The Yearbook of English ...

Author: Rodney Stenning Edgecombe

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443884051

Category: Poets, English

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Beddoes poses a peculiar problem for critics and scholars who wish to redress the marginal position that he occupies in the Romantic canon – a problem seemingly unique to him, and created in part by his misconception of his own strengths as a writer. An extremely good poet who, had things turned out differently, might have functioned as a missing link between Keats and Tennyson, he fatally divided his attention between verse and medicine, a discipline that by his own admission (made in the poem composed for Zoë King) served to wither his creative gift. This fission of energy was bad enough, but more damaging still was his misconception of metier, for whatever mental resources remained to Beddoes after gruelling days in the classroom he invested in writing an unstageable drama instead of in his primary gift for lyric verse. Whereas the Beddoes revival that has been gathering momentum in recent years has centred on Death's Jest-Book, the play onto which the poet directed – some might say ‘misdirected’ – so much of his creative energy, this study focuses wholly on his lyric and narrative verse, much of which has received short critical shrift. It follows the sequence of poems set out in the Donner edition, and focuses on their verbal richness and inventiveness as they unspool upon the page.
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The Lost Romantics

Forgotten Poets, Neglected Works and One-Hit Wonders Norbert Lennartz. 28. Pietsch, Trees of Life, 37; Archibald, ... Science, Politics and Friendship in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Newark: University of Delaware Press.

Author: Norbert Lennartz

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030355463

Category: Literary Criticism

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This book features a collection of essays, shedding subversively new light on Romanticism and its canon of big-six, white, male Romantics by focusing on marginalised, forgotten and lost writers and their long-neglected works. Probing the realms of literary and cultural lostness, this book identifies different strata of oblivion and shows how densely the net of contacts and rivalries was woven around the ostensibly monolithic stars of the Romantic age. It reveals how the lost poets inspired the production of anthologised poetry, that they served as indispensable muses, sidekicks and interlocutors of the big six and that their relevance for the literary scene has been continuously underrated. This is also surprisingly true for some creators of famous one-hit wonders (Frankenstein, The Vampyre) who were suddenly rocketed to fame or notoriety, but could not help seeing their other works of fiction turning into abortive flops.
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Shelleyan Reimaginings and Influence

Auden, W. H. The English Auden: Poems, Essays and Dramatic Writings 1927–1939. Ed. Edward Mendelson. ... Science, Politics, and Friendship in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Newark: University of Delaware Press ...

Author: Michael O'Neill

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192570369

Category: Literary Criticism

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Through attuned close readings, this volume brings out the imaginative and formal brilliance of Percy Bysshe Shelley's writing as it explores his involvement in processes of dialogue and influence. Shelley recognizes that poetic individuality is the reward of connectedness with other writers and cultural influences. 'A great Poem is a fountain forever overflowing with the waters of wisdom and delight', he writes, 'and after one person and one age has exhausted all its divine effluence which their peculiar relations enable them to share, another and yet another succeeds, and new relations are ever developed, the source of an unforeseen and an unconceived delight' (A Defence of Poetry). He is among the major Romantic poetic exponents and theorists of influence, because of his passionately intelligent commitment to the onward dissemination of ideas and feelings, and to the unpredictable ways in which poets position themselves and are culturally positioned between past and future. The book has a tripartite structure. The first three chapters seek to illuminate his response to representative texts, figures, and themes that constitute the triple pillars of his cultural inheritance: the classical world (Plato); Renaissance poetry (Spenser and Milton); Christianity and, in particular, the concept of deity and the Bible. The second and major section of the book explores Shelley's relations and affinities with, as well as differences from, his immediate predecessors and contemporaries: Hazlitt and Lamb; Wordsworth; Coleridge; Southey; Byron; Keats (including the influence of Dante on Shelley's elegy for his fellow Romantic) and the great painter J. M. W. Turner, with whom he is often linked. The third section considers Shelley's reception by later nineteenth-century writers, figures influenced by and responding to Shelley including Beddoes, Hemans, Landon, Tennyson, and Swinburne. A coda discusses the body of critical work on Shelley produced by A. C. Bradley, a figure who stands at the threshold of twentieth-century thinking about Shelley.
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The Form of Poetry in the 1820s and 1830s

The other two most important books in this respect are Berns's Science, Politics, and Friendship in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes and Bradshaw's Resurrection Songs: The Poetry of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Bradshaw, 'The Jest-Book, ...

Author: David Stewart

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319705125

Category: Literary Criticism

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The 1820s and 1830s, the gap between Romanticism and Victorianism, continues to prove a difficulty for scholars. This book explores and recovers a neglected culture of poetry in those years, and it demonstrates that that culture was a crucial turning point in literary history. It explores a uniquely wide range of poets, including the poetry of the literary annuals, Letitia Landon, Felicia Hemans, Robert Browning, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas Hood and John Clare, placing their work in the light of new research into the conditions of the literary market. In turn, it uses that culture to open up wider theoretical issues relating to literary form, book history, print culture, gender and periodisation. The period’s doubt about poetry’s place in culture and its capacity to last prompted a dazzling range of creative experiments that reimagined the metrical, material and commercial forms of poetry.
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The Romantic Poetry Handbook

Ute Berns, Science, Politics, and Friendship in the Work of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2012). Ute Berns and Michael Bradshaw (eds), The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Lovell Beddoes ...

Author: Michael O'Neill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118308714

Category: Literary Criticism

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An absorbing survey of poetry written in one of the most revolutionary eras in the history of British literature This comprehensive survey of British Romantic poetry explores the work of six poets whose names are most closely associated with the Romantic era—Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, Keats, Byron, and Shelley—as well as works by other significant but less widely studied poets such as Leigh Hunt, Charlotte Smith, Felicia Hemans, and Letitia Elizabeth Landon. Along with its exceptional coverage, the volume is alert to relevant contexts, and opens up ways of understanding Romantic poetry. The Romantic Poetry Handbook encompasses the entire breadth of the Romantic Movement, beginning with Anna Laetitia Barbauld and running through to Thomas Lovell Beddoes and John Clare. In its central section ‘Readings’ it explores tensions, change, and continuity within the Romantic Movement, and examines a wide range of individual poems and poets through sensitive, attentive and accessible analyses. In addition, the authors provide a full introduction, a detailed historical and cultural timeline, biographies of the poets whose works are featured in the “Readings” section, and a helpful guide to further reading. The Romantic Poetry Handbook is an ideal text for undergraduate and postgraduate study of British Romantic poetry. It also will appeal to every reader with an interest in the Romantics and in poetry generally.
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Questioning Bodies in Shakespeare s Rome

She is currently preparing the edited collection Solo Performances: Staging the Early Modern Self (Rodopi, forthcoming) and the monograph Science, Politics and Friendship in the work of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (for University of Delaware ...

Author: Maria Del Sapio Garbero

Publisher: V&R unipress GmbH

ISBN: 9783899717402

Category: History

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Ancient Rome has always been considered a compendium of City and World. In the Renaissance, an era of epistemic fractures, when the clash between the 'new science' (Copernicus, Galileo, Vesalius, Bacon, etcetera) and the authority of ancient texts produced the very notion of modernity, the extended and expanding geography of ancient Rome becomes, for Shakespeare and the Elizabethans, a privileged arena in which to question the nature of bodies and the place they hold in a changing order of the universe. Drawing on the rich scenario provided by Shakespeare's Rome, and adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, the authors of this volume address the way in which the different bodies of the earthly and heavenly spheres are re-mapped in Shakespeare's time and in early modern European culture. More precisely, they investigate the way bodies are fashioned to suit or deconstruct a culturally articulated system of analogies between earth and heaven, microcosm and macrocosm. As a whole, this collection brings to the fore a wide range of issues connected to the Renaissance re-mapping of the world and the human. It should interest not only Shakespeare scholars but all those working on the interaction between sciences and humanities.
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Literature and Medicine Volume 1

Other critical works on physician-authors of the long eighteenth century (previous to the Romantic period) include: Ute Berns, Science, Politics, and Friendship in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Lanham: Lexington, 2012); Robin Dix, ...

Author: Clark Lawlor

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108368988

Category: Literary Criticism

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Offering an authoritative and timely account of the relationship between literature and medicine in the eighteenth century and Romantic period, a time when most diseases had no cure, this collection provides a valuable overview of how two dynamic fields influenced and shaped one another. Covering a period in which both medicine and literature underwent frequent and sometimes radical change, the volume examines the complex mutual construction of these two fields via various perspectives: disability, gender, race, rank, sexuality, the global and colonial, politics, ethics, and the visual. Diseases, fashionable and otherwise, such as Defoe's representation of the plague, feature strongly, as authors argue for the role literary genres play in affecting people's experience of physical and mental illness (and health) across the volume. Along with its sister publication, Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century, this volume offers a major critical overview of the study of literature and medicine.
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The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature

Berns, U. (2006) Thomas Lovell Beddoes and the German sciences of life. Poetica (Munich) 28(1– 2), 137–165. Berns,U. (2011) Science, politics andfriendship in the work of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. University Press, Newark.

Author: Frederick Burwick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405188104

Category: English literature

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The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Lovell Beddoes

1 The anecdote is frequently cited: see e.g., D.F. Hannigan, 'Thomas Lovell Beddoes: “A Forgotten Oxford Poet”,The Westminster ... The Life and Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes as reflected in letters by his friends and admirers, ed.

Author: Ute Berns

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317041252

Category: Literary Criticism

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Bringing together eminent scholars and emerging critics who offer a range of perspectives and critical methods, this collection sets a new standard in Beddoes criticism. In line with the goals of Ashgate's Research Companion series, the editors and contributors provide an overview of Beddoes's criticism and identify significant new directions in Beddoes studies. These include exploring Beddoes's German context, only recently a site of critical attention; reading Beddoes's plays in light of gender theory; and reassessing Beddoes's use of dramatic genre in the context of recent work by theatre historians. Rounding out the volume are essays devoted to key areas in Beddoes's scholarship such as nineteenth-century medical theories, psychoanalytic myth, and Romantic ventriloquism. This collection makes the case for Beddoes's centrality to contemporary debates about nineteenth-century literary culture and its contexts and his influence on Modernist conceptions of literature.
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes Memoir Poems collected in 1851 Poems hitherto unpublished The bride s tragedy The improvisatore Miscellaneous poems

Thomas Lovell Beddoes Edmund Gosse. theatre for one night , to give his friend an opportu . nity of appearing in the part of Hotspur . For about six weeks , so far as it is possible to discover , Beddoes was tolerably happy .

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The Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science and Art

He had in a cousin of the other sex , Miss Zoe King , With a philosophic Shade . a friend equally faithful . ... would be a very pretty examination question , and would task and test the wit of the erTHE POEMS OF THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES .

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Poems by the Late Thomas Lovell Beddoes Author of Death s Jest book

Thomas Lovell Beddoes Thomas Forbes Kelsall ... the town and subverted the liberal government , the most important member of it , his friend Hegetochweiber , a man of distinguished reputation in science , being shot in the tumult .

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The Fortnightly

THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES . ... With the scientific or political action of Beddoes ( both altogether continental ) this article has no concern , and indeed the materials for such narration are not at hand ; but enough will , I think ...

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The Fortnightly Review

THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES . ... With the scientific or political action of Beddoes ( both altogether continental ) this article has no concern , and indeed the materials for such narration are not at hand ; but enough will , I think ...

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Resurrection Songs The Poetry of Thomas Lovell Beddoes

The Poetry of Thomas Lovell Beddoes Michael Bradshaw. late 1780s.31 Phlogiston was one example of a tendency to postulate an imponderable 'subtle fluid' that would represent the essence of living matter, or life, and provide science ...

Author: Michael Bradshaw

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351794060

Category: Social Science

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This title was first published in 2001. Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-49) was a powerful poet of the English Romantic period, who has been and is still strangely neglected by critics. His macabre blank verse dramatic writings and his delicately balanced lyrics have both won ardent admirers such as Browning, Gosse, Pound and Christopher Ricks. Yet there are formal and generic problems in Beddoes's writings which continue to marginalize him as merely an eccentric, and the canon of Romanticism seems to have found no place for him.
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The Poems Posthumous and Collected of Thomas Lovell Beddoes Edited by T F Kelsall With a Memoir by the Editor and Reminiscences by C D Bevan

Thomas Lovell Beddoes. - the foremost men in the s . ) he was especially intiduring the catastrophe of tasantry stormed the town overnment , the most imfriend Hegetoch weiber , a stion in science , teing shot nexions and opinions ren ne ...

Author: Thomas Lovell Beddoes

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The Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science and Art

... 610 Hole , Samuel Reynolds , the Letters of , 631 Pocketful of Sivpences , a , 701 Palzac , Honoré de , 83 Hood , Thomas : His Life and Times , 670 | Poems , Collected , of Dora Sigerson Sh 636 Beddoes , Thomas Lovell , the Poems of ...

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