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Title The persistence of beauty : Victorians to moderns / edited by Michael O'Neill, Mark Sandy, Sarah Wootton.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 195 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Aesthetics in literature.
English literature -- History and criticism.
Irish literature -- History and criticism.
American literature -- History and criticism.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents Female beauty and portraits of self-effacement in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre / Sarah Wootton -- Dickens and the line of beauty / Robert Douglas-Fairburst -- 'Ugly meanings in beautiful things': reading the first Wilde trial / Simon J. James -- The beauties of T.S. Eliot / Seamus Perry -- 'The enigmatical beauty of each beautiful enigma': the persistence of beauty and death in the poetics of Walt Whitman and Wallace Stevens / Mark Sandy -- W.H. Auden: The loveliness that is the case / Tony Sharpe -- Something in the works: Frost, Bishop and the idea of beauty / Angela Leighton -- The difficulty of beauty: Hopkins, Yeats, Hart Crane, Spender / Michael O'Neill -- 'Beauty in trouble': Robert Graves and Louis MacNeice / Fran Brearton -- Beauty is death / Timothy Morton.
Summary Examines the cultural, literary, philosophical and historical representation of beauty in British, Irish and American literature.--Provided by publisher.
Other Author O'Neill, Michael, 1953- editor.
Sandy, Mark, 1970- editor.
Wootton, Sarah, editor.
Other Title Print version: Persistence of beauty. London ; Brookfield, Vermont : Pickering & Chatto, 2015 9781848935112