Street Songs: writers and urban songs and cries, 1800-1925: The Clarendon Lectures 2016

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Abstract

This book, based on the Clarendon Lectures for 2016, is a study of the use of street songs in poetry and fiction in the long nineteenth century, ranging from the "stornelli" or Tuscan folk songs that appear in Robert Browning's "Fra Lippo Lippi" to "The Death of Nelson", the ballad sung by the one-legged sailor in James Joyce's "Ulysses".
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages195
ISBN (Print)9780198792352
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2018

Keywords

  • poetry, nineteenth-century poetry, nineteenth-century fiction, twentieth-century fiction, street song, popular song, Robert Browning, Marcel Proust, Walt Whitman, Virgina Woolf, James Joyce

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