Arthur O'Shaughnessy, A Pre-Raphaelite Poet in the British - download pdf or read online

By Jordan Kistler

ISBN-10: 1472467353

ISBN-13: 9781472467355

Arthur O'Shaughnessy's occupation as a usual historian within the British Museum, and his consequent preoccupation with the function of labor in his existence, presents the context with which to reexamine his contributions to Victorian poetry. O'Shaughnessy's engagement with aestheticism, socialism, and Darwinian conception could be traced to his occupation as a Junior Assistant on the British Museum, and his notion of the load of getting to make cash outdoor of paintings. utilizing huge archival examine, Jordan Kistler demonstrates that faraway from being simply a minor poet, O'Shaughnessy used to be on the leading edge of later Victorian avant-garde poetry. Her analyses of released and unpublished writings, together with correspondence, poetic manuscripts, and medical notebooks, show O'Shaughnessy's value to the cultural milieu of the 1870s, really his contributions to English aestheticism, his function within the importation of decadence from France, and his targeted place inside modern debates on technological know-how and literature.

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