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Immortal Boy

A Portrait of Leigh Hunt, 1st Edition

By Ann Blainey


218 pages

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Ann Blainey’s work, first published in 1985, provides a sensitive study of Leigh Hunt and the literary climate that influenced his life, and fills a large gap in literary biography. Blainey brings a perceptive eye to a generally embittered man whose chaotic life seemed a tragic failure. This title will be of interest to students of literature.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Bluecoat 2. Fit for Nothing but an Author 3. The Stormy Courtship of Miss Kent 4. Gloom and Cheer 5. The Bigot of Virtue 6. The Wit in the Dungeon 7. Days by the Fire 8. Realms of Gold 9. Friend of Shelley 10. The Wren and the Eagle 11. A Poetical Tinkerdom 12. In Heart and Hope 13. The Last Survivor; Bibliographical Notes; Index

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Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

This set reissues 28 books on Romanticism originally published between 1940 and 2006. Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism provides an outstanding collection of scholarship which explores not only Romantic literature but the Romantic Movement as a whole, including art, philosophy and science.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh