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Darwin's BardsBritish and American Poetry in the Age of Evolution

Darwin's Bards: British and American Poetry in the Age of Evolution

John Holmes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639403
eISBN:
9780748652174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639403.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Is a Darwinian universe necessarily a godless one? What might Darwinism tell us about the nature of God? Is Darwinism compatible with immortality, and if not, how can we face death or the loss of ... More

The Decadent ImageThe Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

Kostas Boyiopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748690923
eISBN:
9781474412377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is the first book that exclusively attends to the Decadent poetry and poetics of the British fin de siècle. It explores culturally significant encounters between sensuality and artificiality in ... More

Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry and Politics of PlaceImagining a Scottish Republic

Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry and Politics of Place: Imagining a Scottish Republic

Scott Lyall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623341
eISBN:
9780748652167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623341.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The only book on Hugh MacDiarmid currently in print, this study gives unique focus to the politics of one of modern Scotland’s major cultural figures. By examining at length those places in Scotland ... More

John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

Porscha Fermanis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637805
eISBN:
9780748652181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637805.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

John Keats is generally considered to be the least intellectually sophisticated of all the major Romantic poets, but he was a more serious thinker than either his contemporaries or later scholars ... More

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