Jordan Kistler's Arthur O'Shaughnessy, A Pre-Raphaelite Poet in the British PDF

By Jordan Kistler

ISBN-10: 1472467353

ISBN-13: 9781472467355

Arthur O'Shaughnessy's occupation as a normal historian within the British Museum, and his consequent preoccupation with the position 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 concept should be traced to his occupation as a Junior Assistant on the British Museum, and his belief of the load of getting to make money outdoor of artwork. utilising vast archival examine, Jordan Kistler demonstrates that faraway from being in basic terms a minor poet, O'Shaughnessy was once 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 Her analyses of released and unpublished writings, together with correspondence, poetic manuscripts, and medical notebooks, display O'Shaughnessy's significance to the cultural milieu of the 1870s, relatively his contributions to English aestheticism, his position within the importation of decadence from France, and his targeted place inside of modern debates on technological know-how and literature.

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