Those Who Write for Immortality: Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame

Write for ImmortalityIn this revelatory and delightful study, University of Toronto professor emerita Jackson (Romantic Readers: The Evidence of Marginalia) explores why a handful of authors from the Romantic period (Wordsworth, Austen, Keats, and Blake) achieved lasting fame while well-known contemporaries of theirs (including Robert Southey, Mary Brunton, Leigh Hunt, and Robert Bloomfield) did not.

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