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By Emily A. Haddad

ISBN-10: 0754603040

ISBN-13: 9780754603047

Orientalist Poetics is the one booklet on literary orientalism that spans the 19th century in either England and France with specific cognizance to poetry and poetics. It convincingly demonstrates orientalism's centrality to the evolution of poetry and poetics in either international locations, and offers a singularly accomplished and definitive research of the classy influence of orientalism on nineteenth-century poetry. since it examines the poetry of the whole century throughout either nationwide literatures, the ebook is in a different place to articulate the basic half orientalism performs in significant advancements of nineteenth-century poetics. via probing discussions of an array of well-known nineteenth-century poets-including Shelley, Southey, Byron, Hugo, Musset, Leconte de Lisle, Wordsworth, Hemans, Gautier, Tennyson, Arnold and Wilde-Emily A. Haddad finds how orientalism features as a diffuse avant-garde, a vital medium for the cultivation and refinement of a wide diversity of experimental positions on poetry and poetics. Haddad argues that whereas orientalist poems are frequently seen commonly as artefacts of eu attitudes in the direction of the East and imperialism, poetic representations of the Islamic Orient additionally offer an quintessential matrix for the reexamination of such aesthetically primary concerns because the objective of poetry, the worth of mimesis, and the connection among nature and paintings. Orientalist Poetics successfully bridges the space among the research of poetics and the research of orientalism. In exhibiting that significant poetic advancements have roots in orientalism, Haddad's ebook deals a invaluable and leading edge revisionist view of nineteenth-century literary history.

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