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30 October 2003

272 Pages

ISBN: 9780198187585

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British Poetry and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Visions of Conflict

Simon Bainbridge

  • Highlights the major role that poetry played in the mediation of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars to the British public
  • Discusses the significant impact that the wars had on poetic practices and theories in the Romantic period
  • Examines a wide range of writers, both canonical (Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Byron) and non-canonical (Smith, Southey, Scott, and Hemans)