TITLE

Arnold's `The Scholar-Gipsy': The use and abuse of history

AUTHOR(S)
Grob, Alan
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Victorian Poetry;Summer96, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p149
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Poetry Review
ABSTRACT
Argues that Matthew Arnold's poem `The Scholar-Gipsy' carries little optimism and belongs to Arnold's poetry of negation. Background information on the spirit of the era during which the poem was born; Principle reason for the poet's interest in a tale from Glanvill; Uncharacteristic resemblance to the poems of Keats.
ACCESSION #
9705236650

 

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