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AUDIO BOOK CD
Author Potkay, Adam, 1961-

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

Publication Info. Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2009]
2009

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Audiobook - WOLY-11  CD 821.7 POT    AVAILABLE
Description 7 audio discs (approximately 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (56 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.)
spoken word spw rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Series The modern scholar
Modern scholar.
Note Compact disc.
Title from container.
Performer Lecture given by Adam Potkay.
Note In container (26 cm.)
"14 lectures"--Container.
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (course guide).
Contents Lecture 1. What is romanticism? -- Lecture 2. Folk culture, the ballad tradition, and Robert Burns -- Lecture 3. Wordsworth and Coleridge : ballads of nature and the supernatural -- Lecture 4. Wordsworth's "Lyrical ballads 1798 and 1800" : rustic life and the questionable pleasures of nature -- Lecture 5. The descriptive-meditative poem and the divine in nature -- Lecture 6. Wordsworth and the invention of childhood -- Lecture 7. Blake and infantine innocence -- Lecture 8. Blake and satanic energy -- Lecture 9. The Byronic hero -- Lecture 10. Byron and Shelley : darkness and light -- Lecture 11. Gothic horrors : Coleridge's "Christabel" and Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus" -- Lecture 12. Keats's (mock-)gothic romances -- Lecture 13. Keats's great odes -- Lecture 14. Byron's comic epic : "Don Juan".
Subject Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Sound recordings.
Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Poets, English -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Poets, English -- 18th century -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Romanticism -- Great Britain -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Recorded Books, LLC.
ISBN 9781440726170 sound discs
1440726175 sound discs
9781440726187 course guide
1440726183 course guide
1400726182 course guide
9781400726189 course guide
Music No. UC154 Recorded Books
UT154 Recorded Books

 
    
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