Arthur O'Shaughnessy, A Pre-Raphaelite Poet in the British by Jordan Kistler

By Jordan Kistler

Arthur O'Shaughnessy's occupation as a common historian within the British Museum, and his consequent preoccupation with the position of labor in his lifestyles, offers the context with which to reexamine his contributions to Victorian poetry. O'Shaughnessy's engagement with aestheticism, socialism, and Darwinian conception might be traced to his profession as a Junior Assistant on the British Museum, and his notion of the weight of getting to become profitable outdoor of artwork. using vast archival learn, Jordan Kistler demonstrates that faraway from being basically a minor poet, O'Shaughnessy used to be on the vanguard of later Victorian avant-garde poetry. Her analyses of released and unpublished writings, together with correspondence, poetic manuscripts, and medical notebooks, display O'Shaughnessy's significance to the cultural milieu of the 1870s, really his contributions to English aestheticism, his position within the importation of decadence from France, and his distinct place inside of modern debates on technology and literature.

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