Keats and Negative Capability (Continuum Liteary Studies) by Li Ou

By Li Ou

Bargains a transparent research of this key proposal in literary stories and aesthetics, that is necessary to the examine of Romanticism and English poetic culture more often than not. 'Negative capability', the time period John Keats used just once in a letter to his brothers, is a widely known yet unusually unexplored suggestion in literary feedback and aesthetics. This e-book is the 1st book-length learn of this important thought in seventy years. in addition to clarifying the that means of the time period and giving an anatomy of its key elements, the e-book offers a whole account of the historical past of this concept. It strains the narrative of ways the word first turned recognized and progressively won forex, and explores its fundamental assets in previous writers, mostly Shakespeare and William Hazlitt, and its leader Modernist successors, W. B. Yeats and T. S. Eliot. in the meantime, the time period can also be utilized to Keats' personal poetry, which manifests the evolution of the assumption in Keats' poetic perform. some of the comparative readings of the suitable texts, together with "King Lear", light up the interconnections among those significant writers. The publication is an unique and important piece of scholarship in this celebrated idea.

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11 (Moscow, 1968), p. 803. Statisticheskii spravochnik VTsSPS (Moscow, 1940), vypusk 1, p. lOO. G. Strumilin, lzbrannye proizvedeniya, vol. 3 (Moscow, 1964), pp. 202-32; Trud v SSSR (Moscow, 1932), pp. A. V. A. 5l. See also John Barber, 'The Worker's Day: Time Distribution in Soviet Working-Class Families, 1923-1936'. (Unpublished paper presented to the CREES Social and Economic History Seminar), Birmingham, 1979. As Gordon eta/. argue, op. , p. St. K. Strievsky, Materia/'noe i ku/'tumoe po/ozhenie moskovskikh rabochikh (Moscow, 1929) pp.

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