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Published: 18 January 2010

288 Pages | 5 b/w halftones

ISBN: 9780199571987

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The Domestication of Genius

Biography and the Romantic Poet

Julian North

  • The most comprehensive account to date of a fascinating body of literature: the nineteenth-century Lives of the Romantic poets
  • An extensive and detailed discussion of literary biography as a genre from the 1780s to the 1840s
  • Introductory chapters are on the history of biography as a genre, followed by chapters focused on six major poets of the period