Acasă Articole RTR Roxana Patraş, Algernon Charles Swinburne şi plăcerea nobilă de a lăuda

Roxana Patraş, Algernon Charles Swinburne şi plăcerea nobilă de a lăuda

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A.C. Swuinburne and the noble pleasure of the eulogy

The present study dwells upon the reactions bestirred by Algernon Charles Swinburne’s portentous poetry amid his fellow writers. A complete picture catches sight on the cross fusillades of irony and disbelief which equally festered and kept alive his work. It is argued that parody is the best gauge for the endurance of a literary fame. If Tennyson came to be the most mimicked writer of the period, than little Algie was certainly the most laughed at, parodied and, eventually, ignored “litterateur”. Albeit his ridiculous rags and tails, the hard core of his work was first stricken neither by the professional critics nor by fellow writers, but by those whifflers who stood in the theatre pit and booed at times when the show became too conceited.

Keywords: modern English literature, A.C Swinburne, parody, self parody, sense of dimness, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Victorianism, Arthurian legend

Bibliografie

Work:

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