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By W. David Shaw









In The Ghost at the back of the Masks, W. David Shaw traces
Shakespeare’s effect on 9 Victorian poets: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning,
Christina Rossetti, Thomas Hardy, Matthew Arnold, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Algernon Swinburne,
Arthur Hugh Clough, and George Meredith. usually, he writes, the transparency of Shakespeare's
effect on Victorian poets and the measure in their engagement with Shakespeare exist in
inverse ratio. rather than imitating a play via Shakespeare or purely quoting his traces, a
Victorian poet may possibly embody extra elusive parts of rhetoric and elegance, adapting them to his or
her personal ends.

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Shaw argues that the main Shakespearean characteristic of the
Victorian poets isn't their dependancy to any specific trope or determine of speech yet their
reticence, the classical restraint in their nice monologues, and their unexpected descent from
grandeur to simplicity. He explores such subject matters as man-made legislations as opposed to traditional correct, Stoic
fatalism as opposed to self-reliance, and the sanity of lunatics, fanatics, and poets as opposed to the madness
of ordinary minds.

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By W. David Shaw









In The Ghost at the back of the Masks, W. David Shaw traces
Shakespeare’s effect on 9 Victorian poets: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning,
Christina Rossetti, Thomas Hardy, Matthew Arnold, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Algernon Swinburne,
Arthur Hugh Clough, and George Meredith. usually, he writes, the transparency of Shakespeare's
effect on Victorian poets and the measure in their engagement with Shakespeare exist in
inverse ratio. rather than imitating a play via Shakespeare or purely quoting his traces, a
Victorian poet may possibly embody extra elusive parts of rhetoric and elegance, adapting them to his or
her personal ends.

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Shaw argues that the main Shakespearean characteristic of the
Victorian poets isn't their dependancy to any specific trope or determine of speech yet their
reticence, the classical restraint in their nice monologues, and their unexpected descent from
grandeur to simplicity. He explores such subject matters as man-made legislations as opposed to traditional correct, Stoic
fatalism as opposed to self-reliance, and the sanity of lunatics, fanatics, and poets as opposed to the madness
of ordinary minds.

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