TITLE

The Morbid Meters of Maud

AUTHOR(S)
DRANSFIELD, SCOTT
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Victorian Poetry;Fall2008, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Albert Lord Tennyson's poem "Maud," its meter, and its morbidity, which is described as the mental and emotional states that sense disease. The article discusses Tennyson's health, the poetic voice in "Maud," lyric subjectivity, dramatic objectivity, poetic rhythms, and the ethical and cultural implications of presenting something diseased as an aesthetic object.
ACCESSION #
35045275

 

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