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Author Potkay, Adam, 1961-

Title Heaven in a wild flower [electronic resource] : the British romantic poets / Adam Potkay.

Imprint Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2011, p2009.


Description 1 sound file (ca. 8 hr.) : digital.
Series The modern scholar
Modern scholar.
Note Unabridged.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager.
System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA.
Note Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen (viewed March 3, 2011).
Access Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Performer Lecture given by Adam Potkay.
Note "14 lectures."
Form Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Summary Providing detailed analysis of the lives and works of literary luminaries such as Robert Burns, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and John Keats, Professor Potkay examines the nature of Romantic poetry and provides insight on the stylistic flourishes and themes of this remarkable period.
Contents What is romanticism? -- Folk culture, the ballad tradition, and Robert Burns -- Wordworth and Coleridge: ballads of nature and the supernatural -- Wordworth's "Lyrical ballads 1798 and 1800": rustic life and the questionable pleasures of nature -- The descriptive-medatative powem and the divine in nature -- Wordsworth and the invention of childhood -- Blake and infantine innocence -- Blake and satanic energy -- The Byronic hero -- Byron and Shelley: darkness and light -- Gothic horrors: Coleridge's "Christabel" and Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus" -- Keats's (mock-)gothic romances -- Keats's great odes -- Byron's comic epic: "Don Juan".
Subject English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 -- History and criticism.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- History and criticism.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.
Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- History and criticism.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- History and criticism.
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 -- History and criticism.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- History and criticism.
Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Recorded Books, LLC.
Other Form: Potkay, Adam, 1961- Heaven in a wild flower Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2009. 9781440726170 (CtWfDGI)ruc00000154
ISBN 9781456114510
Music No. Z2187 Recorded Books

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