Hardy s Literary Language and Victorian Philology

This is the first detailed exploration of Hardy's linguistic `awkwardness', a subject that has long puzzled critics.

Hardy s Literary Language and Victorian Philology

This is the first detailed exploration of Hardy's linguistic `awkwardness', a subject that has long puzzled critics. Dennis Taylor's pioneering study shows that Hardy's language must be understood as a distinctive response to the philological and literary issues of his time, in particular the founding and compilation of the Oxford English Dictionary.

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Hardy's Literary Language and Victorian Philology
Language: en
Pages: 429
Authors: Dennis Taylor
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This is the first detailed exploration of Hardy's linguistic `awkwardness', a subject that has long puzzled critics. Dennis Taylor's pioneering study shows that Hardy's language must be understood as a distinctive response to the philological and literary issues of his time, in particular the founding and compilation of the Oxford
Science, Language, and Reform in Victorian Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Barbara Barrow
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-18 - Publisher: Routledge

Barrow’s timely book is the first to examine the link between Victorian poetry, the study of language, and political reform. Focusing on a range of literary, scientific, and political texts, Barrow demonstrates that nineteenth-century debates about language played a key role in shaping emergent ideas about popular sovereignty. While Victorian
The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 887
Authors: Matthew Bevis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry offers an authorative collection of original essays and is an essential resource for those interested in Victorian poetry and poetics.
A Companion to Thomas Hardy
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Keith Wilson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-05 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Through original essays from a distinguished team of internationalscholars and Hardy specialists, A Companion to Thomas Hardyprovides a unique, one-volume resource, which encompasses allaspects of Hardy's major novels, short stories, and poetry Informed by the latest in scholarly, critical, and theoreticaldebates from some of the world's leading Hardy scholars Reveals
English Literature and the Other Languages
Language: en
Pages: 411
Authors: Ton Hoenselaars, Marius Buning
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Rodopi

"The thirty essays in this book trace how the tangentiality of English and other modes of language affects the production of English literature, and investigate how questions of linguistic "code" can be made accessible to literary analysis".--BOOKJACKET.