Shelley and his readers : beyond paranoid politics / Kim Wheatley

Author(s): Wheatley, Kim, 1960-
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Subjects: Politics and literature--Great Britain--History--19th century
Authors and readers--Great Britain--History--19th century
Criticism--Great Britain--History--19th century
Poetry--History and criticism--Theory, etc
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822--Criticism and interpretation--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c1999
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: x, 278 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1. Paranoid Politics 13
I. The Quarterly and Edinburgh Reviews
II. Shelley and the Tory Reviewers
2. Contagion and Personification in Queen Mab and Its Reception 58
I. Contagion and Conspiracy
II. Personifications and Personal Attacks
3. Prometheus Unbound: Reforming the Reviewers 109
I. Defying Heaven
II. "Nonsense"
III. "Beautiful Idealisms"
4. The Elegiac Reception of Adonais 151
I. Forms of Consolation
II. "A Poetical Character"
III. The Circle of Mourners
Notes 197
Works Cited 259
Index 273
Notes: LCCN: 99025961
ISBN: 0826212212 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-271) and index
OCLC Number: 41076382
ISBN/ISSN: 0826212212