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The Heart in Victorian Poetry

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Blair K (2004) The Heart in Victorian Poetry. Literature Compass, 1 (1). https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-4113.2004.00009.x

Abstract
This article argues for the importance of heart imagery in Victorian poetry, and briefly outlines how changes in the conception of the heart - both as a physical organ and as a poetic image - are intimately linked to contemporary anxieties about feeling and emotional expression.

Journal
Literature Compass: Volume 1, Issue 1

StatusPublished
Publication date31/12/2004
PublisherWiley-Blackwell

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Professor Kirstie Blair
Professor Kirstie Blair

Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities, AH Management and Support Team