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Title:Romantic Languor: Images of Passivity in Romantic Poetry
Author(s):Lau, Mary Elizabeth
Department / Program:English
Discipline:English
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Literature, English
Abstract:Late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century poetry is filled with images of passivity to higher forces. Most common is the figure of the reclining poet, who invites inspiration or mystical, visionary experiences by relaxing mind and body and allowing wise, benevolent powers in nature or the
Issue Date:1980
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:464 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/66337
Other Identifier(s):(UMI)AAI8017968
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-12-12
Date Deposited:1980


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