Romantic Victorians: English Literature, 1824-1840

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Introduction
1
For a history of the fluctuations in Hemans's reputation, and the recent revival of interest, see Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials, ed. Susan J. Wolfson (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000), pp. xiii-xxi.
3
Herbert F. Tucker, ‘House Arrest: The Domestication of English Poetry in the 1820s’, New Literary History, 25 (1995), 521–48, pp. 521–2.
4
Virgil Nemoianu, The Taming of Romanticism: European Literature and the Age of Biedermeier (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1984), p. 18.
5
Hallam Tennyson, Tennyson: A Memoir (London: Macmillan, 1897), 1, p. 4.
6
Harold Bloom, The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages (London: Macmillan, 1994), p. 250.
7
Andrew Bennett, Romantic Poets and the Culture of Posterity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999).
8
Michael O'Neill, ‘“A Storm of Ghosts”: Beddoes, Shelley, Death and Reputation’, Cambridge Quarterly, 28 (1999), 102–15.
9
See the article on Colburn in the Dictionary of National Biography.

1 Memorializing Romanticism
1
Walter Jackson Bate, John Keats (London: Oxford University Press, 1963), p. 694. For a recent discussion of the manner in which Adonais functioned to control Keats's posthumous reputation, see Kim Wheatley, Shelley and His Readers: Beyond Paranoid Politics (Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1999), pp. 151–95.
2
Remarks on the Exclusion of Lord Byron's Monument from Westminster Abbey, 1844 For a detailed history of the affair, see Doris Langley Moore, The Late Lord Byron: Posthumous Dramas (London: John Murray, 1961), pp. 207–13, 502–3, 506–7.
3
The best account of the matter is given by Sylva Norman, The Flight of the Skylark: The Development of Shelley's Reputation (Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1954).
4
Echoes of the phrase are identified in Steven E. Jones's hypertext edition of The Last Man, to be found at http://www.rc.umd.edu/editions/mws/lastman/ed
5
Thomas Medwin, The Shelley Papers: Memoir of Percy Bysshe Shelley, and original poems and papers by Percy Bysshe Shelley (London: Whitaker, Treacher and Co, 1833), pp. 78–9.
6
William Clyde De Vane, A Browning Handbook (London: John Murray, 1935), p. 244.

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