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Cronin, Richard 1949-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 4,989 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Humorous stories  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Love stories  Bildungsromans  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works by Richard Cronin
Emma by Jane Austen( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
A companion to Victorian poetry by Richard Cronin( Book )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Companion brings together specially commissioned essays by distinguished international scholars that reflect both the diversity of Victorian poetry and the variety of critical approaches that illuminate it." "The volume opens with an introductory essay on Victorian poetics by Carol Christ that offers a commanding overview of the whole period. The remaining contributions are organized into three parts: the first surveys the variety of schools and styles in Victorian poetry; in the second, the focus shifts from the form and content of the poetry to the means of its production and distribution; the final part positions Victorian verse in its contexts and explores its interactions with dominant cultural discourses."--Jacket
Shelley's poetic thoughts by Richard Cronin( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagining India by Richard Cronin( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic Victorians : English literature, 1824-1840 by Richard Cronin( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Romantic Victorians offers shrewd assessments of their formal and tactical designs. This is a literary period in which literature fully entered the marketplace, and in which an ideology was constituted - civic, domestic, Christian and imperial - that was to inform British society for more than a century. These are among the issues that Cronin addresses and, in so doing, successfully restructures nineteenth-century literary studies."--Jacket
The politics of romantic poetry : in search of the pure commonwealth by Richard Cronin( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The major achievement of critics of Romanticism over the past twenty years has been to transfer to the word history the glamour that once routinely attached itself to the word imagination. But all through this period, and more forcibly in recent years, this position has been challenged by others who have argued that the poems are not usefully described simply as historical documents, and that the pleasures they offer are distinct from those to be found in the examination of newspapers, acts of parliament, or economic treatises. One group of critics focuses on the historical circumstances out of which the poems were produced; the other on the language out of which the poems are made. Richard Cronin argues that the opposition between the two approaches is both false and constrictive, and he does so by taking as his premises that a poet's most effective political action is the forging of a new language, and that the political import of a poem is a function of its style. This book describes poets who speak to a fragmented society with the design of constituting their readers as citizens of, in an echo of Wordsworth's phrase, the pure commonwealth, and it takes seriously Wordsworth's further contention that such a commonwealth can be secured only by the purity of its language
1798, the year of the Lyrical ballads( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colour and experience in nineteenth-century poetry by Richard Cronin( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paper pellets : British literary culture after Waterloo by Richard Cronin( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study begins with two fatal duels as an introduction to a literary period best defined by its antagonisms. Exploring three publishing phenomena of the age; the novels of Walter Scott, Byron's Don Juan, and the new literary magazines, it attempts a reconfiguration of our understanding of literary culture after Waterloo.--Résumé de l'éditeur
Reading Victorian poetry by Richard Cronin( Book )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Victorian Poetry offers close readings of poems from the Victorian era by a renowned scholar. The selection includes a range of canonical and lesser known writers Skilfully conveys the breadth and diversity of nineteenth-century poetryOffers an ideal balance of canonical and less well-known writersAllows readers to explore the poetry of the Victorian era, through the eyes of one of the most renowned scholars in the fieldPoets covered include Matthew Arnold, Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Lewis Carroll, A.H. Clough, G.M. Hopkins, Edward Lear, Christina Ro
The Cambridge edition of the works of Jane Austen by Jane Austen( Book )

in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Browning by Robert Browning( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selects of Robert Browning's poems, including "The Pied Piper of Hamlin", "My Last Duchess", "Old pictures in Florence", "Prospice", and others
South Asia current developments and issues for U.S. policy : report on a trip to Pakistan and India, April 8-30, 1986 by Richard P Cronin( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas : or, the highlander. A novel. In four volumes. By Robert Bisset by Robert Bisset( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anti-Jacobin novels by Robert Bisset( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anti-Jacobin novels by Robert Bisset( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anti-Jacobin novels( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personalities by Richard Cronin( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shelley's poetic thought. Richard Cronin by Richard Cronin( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Anti-Jacobin novels( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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English (150)

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A companion to Victorian poetryShelley's poetic thoughtsImagining IndiaRomantic Victorians : English literature, 1824-1840The politics of romantic poetry : in search of the pure commonwealth1798, the year of the Lyrical balladsPaper pellets : British literary culture after WaterlooThe Cambridge edition of the works of Jane Austen