Ashley Chantler (Editor) and Michael Davies (Editor)
Page count: 242 pages
File size: 2.2 MB
Individually and collectively, these essays establish a new direction for current scholarly thinking about the writing and reading of literature and their relationship with ideas of authority, self-reliance, truth, originality, the valid and the real, and the genuine and inauthentic. Authors discussed include William Cowper, Robert Southey, Leigh Hunt, William Wordsworth, P. B. Shelley, Lord Byron, John Ruskin, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, Henry David Thoreau and Joseph Conrad.