The Challenges of Orpheus: Lyric Poetry and Early Modern England - Heather Dubrow

The Challenges of Orpheus: Lyric Poetry and Early Modern England

Heather Dubrow

Book Summary

As a literary mode lyric is difficult to define precisely. While the term has conventionally been applied to brief, songlike poems expressing the speakers interior thoughts critics have questioned many of the assumptions underlying this definition, calling into doubt the very possibility of self-expression in language.Whereas much recent scholarship on lyric has centere

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