Download PDF by Henry Stead: A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic

By Henry Stead

Catullus, the most Hellenizing, scandalous, and emotionally expressive of the Roman poets, burst onto the British cultural scene through the Romantic period. It was once no longer until eventually this socially, politically, and culturally explosive epoch, with its mania for all issues Greek, that Catullus' paintings used to be first totally translated into English and performed a key position within the countercultural and commercially pushed classicism of the time. formerly marginalized at the traditional
eighteenth-century curriculum as an enthralling yet debauched minor love poet, Catullus used to be came across as an incredible poetic voice within the past due Georgian period through reformist emulators-especially within the so-called Cockney School-and received frequent recognize. during this quantity, Henry Stead pioneers a brand new means of
understanding the foremost function Catullus performed in shaping Romanticism by way of analyzing significant literary engagements with Catullus, from John Nott of Bristol's pioneering book-length bilingual variation (1795), to George Lamb's polished verse translation (1821). He identifies the effect of Catullus' poetry within the paintings of diverse Romantic-era literary and political figures, together with Byron, Keats, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Hunt, Canning, Brougham, and Gifford, demonstrating the measure of its cultural
penetration.

Show description

Read or Download A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795-1821 (Classical Presences) PDF

Similar literary gothic & romantic criticism books

Gary Dyer's British Satire and the Politics of Style, 1789–1832 PDF

This ebook surveys and translates the masses of satirical poems and prose narratives released in Britain throughout the Romantic interval. even supposing satire was once an important style with a large readership, such works were principally missed by way of literary students, happy that satire disappeared within the past due eighteenth century.

Elizabeth Archibald,Ad Putter's The Cambridge Companion to the Arthurian Legend (Cambridge PDF

For greater than 1000 years, the adventures of King Arthur and his Knights of the around desk were retold throughout Europe. they've got encouraged the most very important works of ecu literature, quite within the medieval interval: the romances of Chrétien de Troyes, Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, Sir Gawain and the fairway Knight and Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur.

Download PDF by Ruth Bienstock Anolik: Property and Power in English Gothic Literature

Eighteenth-century England witnessed significant social and financial alterations, together with the commodification of estate, individual and textual content via felony containments—enclosure, coverture, primogeniture, copyright. English Gothic authors answered with tropes that labored to dispel the assurances of possession—the contested citadel, the beleaguered but enduring lady, the haunting ghost, the disjointed narrative—warning that doubtless mundane codes of possession have menacing implications, similar to the civil demise of ladies via marriage.

Get Schubert's Lieder and the Philosophy of Early German PDF

This research of Franz Schubert's settings of poetry by means of Friedrich Schlegel and Novalis introduces the interesting international of early German Romanticism within the 1790s, whilst an brisk team of daring younger thinkers considerably replaced the panorama of ecu idea. Schubert's encounters with early Romantic poetry a few two decades later reanimated a number of the movement's relevant principles.

Additional info for A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795-1821 (Classical Presences)

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795-1821 (Classical Presences) by Henry Stead


by Michael
4.3

Rated 4.48 of 5 – based on 16 votes