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Armstrong, Isobel

Works: 72 works in 279 publications in 3 languages and 8,519 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Bildungsromans  Love stories  Drama  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Performer, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Isobel Armstrong
Nineteenth-century women poets : an Oxford anthology by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth-Century Women Poets is a major new anthology, selecting widely from writings produced in a period that has traditionally been associated with relatively few eminent female poets. Opening with Anna Laetitia Barbauld's petition to William Wilberforce and ending with the myth-making Irish writers of the Celtic revival, Nineteenth-Century Women Poets rediscovers rich and diverse female traditions. The anthology presents the work of over one hundred women writers. Besides featuring distinguished middle-class poets such as Felicia Hemans, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Christina Rossetti, the collection presents work by authors such as Maria Jane Jewsbury, Augusta Webster, and Michael Field, whose significance is only now becoming apparent. It achieves range and depth by reprinting poems by working-class, colonial, and political poets, in addition to very substantial selections from the work of major figures. The collection draws on first editions wherever possible
Arthur Hugh Clough by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

20 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New feminist discourses : critical essays on theories and texts by New feminist discourses( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays van jonge Britse schrijfsters uit de disciplines literatuurwetenschap, (kunst)geschiedenis, psycho-analyse, post-structuralisme. Bindend thema is het debat over gender en seksuele differentie. (O.a. Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West, Angela Carte, Aphra Behn, William Hodges et al.)
Language as living form in nineteenth-century poetry by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian scrutinies: reviews of poetry, 1830-1870 by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years covered by this volume high Victorian poetry reached it's prolific peak and stimulated a corresponding abundance of critical comment. As poets turned to new themes and new modes of presenting them, critics sought to redifine the function of poetry in their time and nowhere with greater immediacy and sense of the cultural issues at stake than in the periodicals. Two occasions when discussion was particularly lively - in relation to Tennyson's early poems and Arnold's 1853 Preface - are here used by Dr. Armstrong as focal points and with them in mind she has selected and annotated thirteen substantial reviews, principally devoted to the poetry of Tennyson, Browning, Arnold and Clough. Dr. Armstrong's own long Introduction serves equally as an indispensable preliminary guide to the fundamentals of Victorian criticism and as an authoritative summing-up of the debate on poetics conducted at large in the body of the book by the Victorians themselves. Detailed bibliographies for further reading are provided at the end of each main section
Women's poetry, late Romantic to late Victorian : gender and genre, 1830-1900( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and German and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The radical aesthetic by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women's poetry in the Enlightenment : the making of a canon, 1730-1820( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian glassworlds : glass culture and the imagination 1830-1880 by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isobel Armstrong's book tells the stories that spring from the mass-production of glass in 19th-century England. Moving across technology, industry, local history, architecture, literature, print culture, the visual arts, optics, and philosophy, it will transform our understanding of the Victorian period
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a poor cousin, Fannie Price, comes to live at the estate of the sophisticated Bertram family, she suffers from the condescension of her haughty relatives and from the hopeless love she bears for their youngest son. Life becomes even more complicated when she is forced into a rivalry with a charming and vivacious newcomer. Fannie will have to question her most cherished beliefs about herself and her world as she struggles to make a home for herself
Jane Austen, Sense and sensibility by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical dialogues : current issues in English studies in Germany and Britain( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and German and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kærlighedshistorie fra england omkring år 1800. Familien Bennet har 5 giftefærdige døtre. For datidens mødre og døtre var ægteskab livets mening. Om intriger, snobberi og familiestolthed, men også om trofasthed og hjælpsomhed
Form and feeling in modern literature : essays in honour of Barbara Hardy( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sudden line : an anthology of modern verse( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swinburne by Catherine Maxwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and poems of Anne Hunter : Haydn's tuneful voice by Anne Home Hunter( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Home Hunter (1741-1821) was one of the most successful song writers of the second half of the eighteenth century, most famously as the poet who wrote the lyrics of many of Haydn's songs. However, her work, which included many more serious, lyrical and romantic poems has been largely forgotten. This book contains over 200 poems, some published in her life-time under her married name 'Mrs John Hunter', some attributed only to 'a Lady', and most importantly many transcribed from her manuscripts, which are now collected for the first time
RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature : New Feminist Discourses Rle by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection of new feminist essays represents the work of young critics researching and teaching in British Universities. Aiming to set the agenda for feminist criticism in the nineties, the essays debate themes crucial to the development of feminist thought: among them, the problems of gendered knowledge and the implications of accounts of gendered language, cultural restraints on the representation of sexuality, women's agency, cultural and political change, a feminist aesthetics and new readings of race and class. This variety is given coherence by a unity of aim - to forge new feminist
Victorian poetry : poetry, poetics, and politics by Isobel Armstrong( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian Poetry is a major re-evaluation of the genre by one of the foremost scholars of the period. In a work that is uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as a 'a moralised form of romantic verse', and unearths its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics. For the first time, the aesthetics and politics of Victorian poetry are brought together in a sustained historical discussion. Isobel Armstrong examines its conservative and dissident traditions, and compares the work of familiar middle-class male poets to that of female and working-class poets. Victorian Poetry brilliantly demonstrates the extraordinary sophistication of the genre. At the same time it presents a vigorous challenge to some crucial issues in contemporary Marxist, post-structuralist and feminist criticism. The volume constitutes a landmark in the appreciation and understanding of Victorian literature
The Major Victorian poets: reconsiderations by Isobel Armstrong( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Tennyson, Robert Browning, Matthew Arnold, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and A.E. Clough
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Nineteenth-century women poets : an Oxford anthology
Alternative Names
Isobel Armstrong British writer

Isobel Armstrong Brits dichteres

Isobel Armstrong escritora britânica

English (180)

Italian (9)

German (2)

Language as living form in nineteenth-century poetryVictorian scrutinies: reviews of poetry, 1830-1870Women's poetry, late Romantic to late Victorian : gender and genre, 1830-1900The radical aestheticWomen's poetry in the Enlightenment : the making of a canon, 1730-1820Victorian glassworlds : glass culture and the imagination 1830-1880Mansfield ParkJane Austen, Sense and sensibility