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The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry

A study of the wealth of meanings that 'Persia' - real or imagined - held for Victorian poetry



Takes a broad, interdisciplinary approach to a significant strand in the 'Oriental' texture of Victorian poetry
Contributes to a growing body of research on the process of cultural exchange between the West and the 'Orient'
Provides the first systematic index of nineteenth-century 'Persianised' poems
Offers a distinctive mix of history and literature, dealing with an array of texts, ranging from ancient Greece to nineteenth-century British travel writings

The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry surveys the variety of ways in which Persia, and the multitude of ideological, historical, cultural and political notions that it embodied, were received, circulated and appropriated. Les mer
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A study of the wealth of meanings that 'Persia' - real or imagined - held for Victorian poetry



Takes a broad, interdisciplinary approach to a significant strand in the 'Oriental' texture of Victorian poetry
Contributes to a growing body of research on the process of cultural exchange between the West and the 'Orient'
Provides the first systematic index of nineteenth-century 'Persianised' poems
Offers a distinctive mix of history and literature, dealing with an array of texts, ranging from ancient Greece to nineteenth-century British travel writings

The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry surveys the variety of ways in which Persia, and the multitude of ideological, historical, cultural and political notions that it embodied, were received, circulated and appropriated. Providing the first systematic index of nineteenth-century poems that were in any way involved with Persia, the book explores its presence across a broad range of works incorporating literary, historical and cultural material.

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