Shakespearean Being: The Victorian Bard

Author:Tucker, Herbert, Department of EnglishUniversity of Virginia

Shakespeare's pervasive Victorian influence comes into focus in the era's leading new genres: the dramatic monologue and the lyric sequence. A general discussion of leading Shakespearean heirs introduces detailed focus on sonnets about Shakespeare by Matthew Arnold, A. C. Swiinburne, and Robert Browning.

Source Citation:

Oxford Handbook to Shakespeare's Poetry, ed J. Post (chapter 32)

University of Virginia
Published Date:
August 31, 2017