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Toward an Augustan poetic Edmund Waller"s "reform" of English poetry by Alexander W. Allison

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Published by University of Kentucky Press .
Written in English


  • Waller, Edmund, -- 1606-1687,
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism

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Includes bibliography.

StatementAlexander Ward Allison.
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. ;
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23744902M

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  But the classical, Apollonian poetry of the Augustan period is fascinated by the irrational in both the public and private spheres. There is a vivid memory of the political and military furor that destroyed the Republic, and also an anxiety that furor may resurface, that the repressed may return. Epic and elegy are both obsessed with erotic madness: Dido experiences in her very public role the . In showing how these poets used reading as a metaphor for the mutual constitution of Augustan authority and a means of exercising interpretive libertas under the principate, this book offers a holistic new vision of Roman imperial power and its representation that will stimulate scholars and students alike.   The chapter surveys manifestations of the irrational in the poetry produced in the time of Augustus. This is a period sometimes thought of as obeying a classicizing and rationalist aesthetic, in keeping with the peace and order established by the first emperor after the violence and irrationality of civil war. The following topics are discussed: the representation of furor, ‘madness. Named for the Augustan period or "Golden Age" in Roman poetry, the English Augustans both translated and modeled their own verse after poets such as Virgil, Horace, and Propertius. This period is marked by the end of the Restoration era at its beginning, approximately , and by the death of Alexander Pope in

Augustan literature is a style of British literature produced during the reigns of Queen Anne, King George I, and George II in the first half of the 18th century and ending in the s, with the deaths of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift, in and , respectively. It was a literary epoch that featured the rapid development of the novel, an explosion in satire, the mutation of drama from political satire . Toward an Augustan Poetic: Edmund Waller's "Reform" of English Poetry. Authors. Alexander Ward Allison, University of Michigan. Access Type. Due to COVID, online access to this book has temporarily been made available to all users. Files. Download. Download Full Text ( MB) Description. The Augustan period includes two major critics, Horace and Dionysius, both important in themselves but also in part conveniently complementary and typical. Horace is both poet and critic, a Roman deeply conscious of Rome's literary debt to Greece, yet also a champion of new Roman poetry.   Monsters and Monstrosity in Augustan Poetry is the first full-length study of monsters in Augustan poetry, and the first metapoetic reading of monstrosity in classical antiquity. Dunstan Lowe takes a fresh approach to the canonical works of Vergil, Ovid, and their contemporaries, contributing to a very recent turn toward marvels, monsters, and deformity in classical s: 1.