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By Jordan Kistler

ISBN-10: 1472467353

ISBN-13: 9781472467355

Arthur O'Shaughnessy's profession as a typical historian within the British Museum, and his consequent preoccupation with the position of labor in his existence, offers the context with which to reexamine his contributions to Victorian poetry. O'Shaughnessy's engagement with aestheticism, socialism, and Darwinian thought might be traced to his profession as a Junior Assistant on the British Museum, and his notion of the load of getting to earn cash outdoor of paintings. using large archival examine, Jordan Kistler demonstrates that faraway from being simply a minor poet, O'Shaughnessy was once on the vanguard of later Victorian avant-garde poetry. Her analyses of released and unpublished writings, together with correspondence, poetic manuscripts, and medical notebooks, reveal O'Shaughnessy's significance to the cultural milieu of the 1870s, relatively his contributions to English aestheticism, his function within the importation of decadence from France, and his distinct place inside of modern debates on technology and literature.

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