Glennis Byron. First published by Routledge 2 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, OXRN Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by. Byron presents the variety of the genre, including its history from Donne, to today’s stand-up comedy, definitions, and key issues such as subjectivity, gender and. : Dramatic Monologue (The New Critical Idiom) () by Glennis Byron and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description The dramatic monologue is traditionally associated with Victorian poets such as Robert Browning and Alfred Tennyson, and is generally considered to have disappeared with the onset of modernism in the twentieth century. Glennis Byron unravels its history and argues that, monologuw to belief, the monologue remains popular to this day. This far-reaching and neatly structured volume: Taking as example the increasingly politicized nature of contemporary poetry, the author clearly and succinctly presents an account of the monologue’s growing popularity over the past twenty years.


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Table of contents Introduction 1. Definitions; setting the terms of the debate, poet and speaker, reader and auditor, character dramaic subject, changes in the canon 2. Origins; the influence of genre theory, reacting to the romantics, contemporary theories of poetry, self in the broader context, an alternative rramatic 3. Men and women; women’s voices, the critique of gender ideology, men’s voices, the gendered dynamics of self and other, cross gendered monologues, the monologue in dialogue 4.

Victorian developments, hyron question of style, the historical consciousness, questions of epistemology, social critique 5. Modernism and its aftermath; the decline of a genre? Contemporary monologues; the monologue and society, revisionist monologues, monologues and the media glossary bibliography show more. Review quote “The Routledge New Critical Idiom series offers some excellent overviews of significant terms and topics in contemporary theory.

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