Rhythm and Will in Victorian Poetry

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 22, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 272 pages
Matthew Campbell explores the work of four Victorian poets--Tennyson, Browning, Hopkins and Hardy--in the context of their concern with questions of human agency and will. Through close study of meter, rhyme and rhythm, Campbell reveals how closely, for these poets, questions of poetics are related to issues of psychology, ethics and social change. He goes on to discuss more general questions of poetics, from Milton through Romanticism and into contemporary critical debate, making a major contribution to the current renewal of interest in formalist readings of poetry.

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Matthew Campbell been writing apps for his own company, Mobile App Mastery, since the Apple App Store opened in 2008. These days he facilities training programs like iOS Code Camp and runs the How to Make iPhone Apps blog

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