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Dramatic monologue, Glennis Byron

Label
Dramatic monologue
Title
Dramatic monologue
Statement of responsibility
Glennis Byron
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The dramatic monologue is traditionally associated with Victorian poets such as Robert Browning and Alfred Tennyson, and is generally considered to have disappeared with the onset of modernism in the twentieth century. Glennis Byron unravels its history and argues that, contrary to belief, the monologue remains popular to this day. This far-reaching and neatly structured volume:* explores the origins of the monologue and presents a history of definitions of the term* considers the monologue as a form of social critique* explores issues at play in our understanding of the genr
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
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Byron, Glennis
Dewey number
821/.02
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The new critical idiom
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  • English poetry
  • Dramatic monologues
  • American poetry
Label
Dramatic monologue, Glennis Byron
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-154) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; SERIES EDITOR'S PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1 Introduction; 2 Definitions; Setting the terms of the debate; Poet and speaker; Reader and auditor; Character and subject; Changes in the canon; 3 Origins; The influence of genre theory; Reacting to the Romantics; Contemporary theories of poetry; Self in the broader context; An alternative theory; 4 Men and women; Women's voices; The critique of gender ideology; Men's voices; The gendered dynamics of self and other; Cross-gendered monologues; The monologue in dialogue; 5 Victorian developments
  • The question of styleThe historical consciousness; Questions of epistemology; Social critique; 6 Modernism and its aftermath; The decline of the genre?; An alternative view; Sixties revival; 7 Contemporary dramatic monologues; The dramatic monologue and society; Revisionist dramatic monologues; Dramatic monologues and the media; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn879429262
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 167 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306717540
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)879429262
Label
Dramatic monologue, Glennis Byron
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-154) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; SERIES EDITOR'S PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1 Introduction; 2 Definitions; Setting the terms of the debate; Poet and speaker; Reader and auditor; Character and subject; Changes in the canon; 3 Origins; The influence of genre theory; Reacting to the Romantics; Contemporary theories of poetry; Self in the broader context; An alternative theory; 4 Men and women; Women's voices; The critique of gender ideology; Men's voices; The gendered dynamics of self and other; Cross-gendered monologues; The monologue in dialogue; 5 Victorian developments
  • The question of styleThe historical consciousness; Questions of epistemology; Social critique; 6 Modernism and its aftermath; The decline of the genre?; An alternative view; Sixties revival; 7 Contemporary dramatic monologues; The dramatic monologue and society; Revisionist dramatic monologues; Dramatic monologues and the media; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn879429262
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 167 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306717540
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)879429262

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