The Genres of Thomson’s The Seasons

The Genres of Thomson’s The Seasons

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Critics since the eighteenth century have puzzled over the form of James Thomson’s composite long poem, The Seasons (1730, 1744, 1746), its generically hybrid make-up, and its relationship to established genres both Classical and modern. The textual condition of the work is complicated by the fact that it started as a stand-alone poem, Winter (1726), but was subsequently expanded—as part of a revision process that lasted almost two decades—through the addition… (more)

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Publisher: Lehigh University Press (September 01, 2018)

Collection: Studies in Text & Print Culture

Format: EPUB

Page count: 250 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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