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New PDF release: Arthur O'Shaughnessy, A Pre-Raphaelite Poet in the British

By Jordan Kistler

ISBN-10: 1472467353

ISBN-13: 9781472467355

Arthur O'Shaughnessy's profession as a typical historian within the British Museum, and his consequent preoccupation with the position of labor in his lifestyles, offers the context with which to reexamine his contributions to Victorian poetry. O'Shaughnessy's engagement with aestheticism, socialism, and Darwinian concept could be traced to his profession as a Junior Assistant on the British Museum, and his conception of the weight of getting to generate profits outdoor of paintings. utilizing wide archival learn, Jordan Kistler demonstrates that faraway from being simply a minor poet, O'Shaughnessy used to be on the vanguard of later Victorian avant-garde poetry. Her analyses of released and unpublished writings, together with correspondence, poetic manuscripts, and medical notebooks, reveal O'Shaughnessy's significance to the cultural milieu of the 1870s, fairly his contributions to English aestheticism, his function within the importation of decadence from France, and his targeted place inside modern debates on technology and literature.

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