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Dramatic monologue / / Glennis Byron

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Autore: Byron Glennis <1955-, > Visualizza persona
Titolo: Dramatic monologue / / Glennis Byron Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 2003
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (176 p.)
Disciplina: 821/.02
Soggetto topico: English poetry - History and criticism
Dramatic monologues - History and criticism
American poetry - History and criticism
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; SERIES EDITOR'S PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1 Introduction; 2 Definitions; Setting the terms of the debate; Poet and speaker; Reader and auditor; Character and subject; Changes in the canon; 3 Origins; The influence of genre theory; Reacting to the Romantics; Contemporary theories of poetry; Self in the broader context; An alternative theory; 4 Men and women; Women's voices; The critique of gender ideology; Men's voices; The gendered dynamics of self and other; Cross-gendered monologues; The monologue in dialogue; 5 Victorian developments
The question of styleThe historical consciousness; Questions of epistemology; Social critique; 6 Modernism and its aftermath; The decline of the genre?; An alternative view; Sixties revival; 7 Contemporary dramatic monologues; The dramatic monologue and society; Revisionist dramatic monologues; Dramatic monologues and the media; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Sommario/riassunto: The dramatic monologue is traditionally associated with Victorian poets such as Robert Browning and Alfred Tennyson, and is generally considered to have disappeared with the onset of modernism in the twentieth century. Glennis Byron unravels its history and argues that, contrary to belief, the monologue remains popular to this day. This far-reaching and neatly structured volume:* explores the origins of the monologue and presents a history of definitions of the term* considers the monologue as a form of social critique* explores issues at play in our understanding of the genr
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ISBN: 0-203-75478-6
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910464980003321
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Serie: New critical idiom.