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Published: 24 August 2018

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198824527

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Fossil Poetry

Anglo-Saxon and Linguistic Nativism in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Chris Jones

  • The first book-length overview of the place of Anglo-Saxon in nineteenth-century poetry in English
  • Explores the work of a variety of poets including Walter Scott, Henry Longfellow, William Wordsworth, William Barnes, Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Morris, Alfred Tennyson, and Gerard Hopkins
  • Will appeal to readers interested in the history of English poetry in general, and in that of the Anglo-Saxon period and the nineteenth century specifically