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Matthew Arnold and the decline of English romanticism.

James, David Gwilym

Matthew Arnold and the decline of English romanticism.

by James, David Gwilym

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arnold, Matthew, -- 1822-1888,
  • Romanticism -- England

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGregynog lectures, 1959, Gregynog lectures, 1959
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 110 p. ;
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19046064M

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    establishing the link between Romanticism and Thomas Hardy. After Wordsworth the works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Matthew Arnold will be considered as representative of the Victorian struggle to maintain order in a universe beginning to crumble under the scrutiny of science and the onslaught of rapidly advancing : Carolynn L. Wartes. The title of my talk today may strike some of you as curious, if not confused. One recognizes the name of the Nobel-prize-winning Anglo-American poet and critic, T.S. Eliot; one may recall also that, late in his career, he published a small book entitled Notes Toward the Definition of Culture (). But the phrase, “Culture and Anarchy” belongs to a different author altogether.

    Cambridge Core - English Literature - The Cambridge History of English Romantic Literature - edited by James Chandler. The Strayed Reveller, Empedocles on Etna (poems; disliked, so he withdrew them), Merope: A Tragedy, () English poet, literary critic, essayist. (Not to be confused with Benedict Arnold, the infamous American traitor: ) Best known for his book, Essays Literary and Critical (; ), and for his influence upon other writers.


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After trying, in the first lecture, to give as clear an impression as I could of the temperament of Arnold, I set myself in the last two lectures to illustrate the decline of Romanticism in England by reviewing Arnold's critical writings in the light of an exposition, in the second lecture, of what I take to be the perennial essence, purified.

Matthew Arnold and the decline of English romanticism. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Matthew Arnold; Matthew Arnold; Matthew Arnold; Matthew Arnold; Englisch; Margot Marie Dominique Arnold: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D G James.

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Matthew Arnold (24 December – 15 April ) was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the celebrated headmaster of Rugby School, and brother to both Tom Arnold, literary professor, and William Delafield Arnold, novelist and colonial w Arnold has been characterised as a sage writer, a type of Children: 6.

Matthew Arnold. Poet, Critic, Educator (Dec — Apr) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Matthew Arnold and the Decline of English Romanticism. Clarendon Press. Fraser Neiman. Matthew Arnold. Twayne. Trilling's first book. Also a second edition in Matthew Arnold and the Decline of English Romanticism By D.

James Clarendon Press, Read preview Overview The Touchstones of Matthew Arnold By. Matthew Arnold >The most characteristic work of the English poet and critic Matthew Arnold >() deals with the difficulty of preserving personal values in a >world drastically transformed by industrialism, science, and democracy.

Matthew Arnold was born at Laleham on the Thames on Dec. Read all poems of Matthew Arnold and infos about Matthew Arnold. Although remembered now for his elegantly argued critical essays, Matthew Arnold () began his career as a poet, winning early recognition as a student at the Rugby School where his father, Thomas Arnold, had earned national acclaim as a strict and innovative headmaster.

Matthew Arnold. Matthew Arnold was the most important educational reformer of the 19th century. He realised that, in the modern world, education would be one of the keys to a good society.

But it had to be education of a special kind – and not one that we nowadays necessarily recognise or strive for. Matthew Arnold's function was to protest against its fashions by his own intellectual practice, and now snd then to take it to task and to call it to order.

He was not particularly original, but he had in an eminent degree the formative capacity, the genius of shaping and developing, which is a chief quality of the French mind snd which is not. Author of Byron and Shelley, Wordsworth and Tennyson, The romantic comedy, The dream of learning, Scepticism and poetry, Matthew Arnold and the decline of English romanticism, The life of reason; Hobbes, Locke, Bolingbroke, Scepticism and poetry.

BOOK REVIEWS but it is the kind of required reading that yields delight and enlightenment. ALAN D. McKILLOP Rice University Matthew Arnold and the Decline of English Romanticism. By D. JAMES. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp.

These four lectures, delivered in at the University College of Aberystwyth, Wales. Matthew Arnold was born in in Laleham-on-Thames in Middlesex County, England. Due to some temporary childhood leg braces, (Machann, 1) and a competitiveness within the large family of nine (Culler xxi) young Matthew earned the nickname “Crabby”.

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English Literature. Chesterton, G. The Victorian Age in Literature. London: Oxford U.P. [R, N7- This is a fascinating little book -- too complex to summarize.] Arnold, Matthew [Detailed version] James, D. Matthew Arnold and the Decline of English Romanticism. Gothic Versus Romantic: A Revaluation of the Gothic Novel Robert D.

Hume PMLA, (March ), {} The Gothic novel has not fared well among literary critics, even in this age of sympathetic evaluations of largely forgotten minor works. Literary histories treat the subject with chilly indifference or condescension, granting it only cursory attention.

Arnold, Baudelaire, And the Imagination N HIS BOOK Matthew Arnold and the Decline of English Ro-manticism, D. James remarks on Matthew Arnold's abandon-ment of his Romantic inheritance and contrasts him in this respect with Charles Baudelaire who, he says, "basing himself on an Aesthetic very.

Start studying Unit 5: Progress and Decline: The Victorian Period (). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The life of reason: Hobbes, Locke, Bolingbroke by James, David Gwilym, ~ by D.G. James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ISBN (Editor) The Universities and the Theatre, Matthew Arnold and the Decline of English Romanticism, The Dream of Prospero, Terry Eagleton (3, words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article.

Matthew Arnold () is regarded as a very intellectual and sympathetic Victorian figure - the man who regretted the decline of religious faith but who couldn’t bring himself to be a religious believer, as he made plain in his best-known short lyric Dover made him a religiously-inclined agnostic and therefore very representative of intellectuals who were his contemporaries.Matthew Arnold (24 December – 15 April ) was an English poet and cultural critic, who worked as an inspector of schools.

He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the famed headmaster of Rugby School, and brother to Tom Arnold, literary professor, and William Delafield Arnold, novelist and .English literature - English literature - Early Victorian verse: Despite the growing prestige and proliferation of fiction, this age of the novel was in fact also an age of great poetry.

Alfred Tennyson made his mark very early with Poems, Chiefly Lyrical () and Poems (; dated ), publications that led some critics to hail him as the natural successor to Keats and Shelley.