Literary historical past normally locates the first circulation towards poetic innovation in twentieth-century modernism, an impulse performed opposed to a supposedly enervated “late-Romantic” poetry of the 19th century. the unique essays in energetic Romanticism problem this interpretation via tracing the elemental continuities among Romanticism’s poetic and political radicalism and the experimental hobbies in poetry from the late-nineteenth-century to the current day.
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Corless-Smith is returning to the roots of the Romantic tradition—a poetic gesture not of exhumation, nor of the critic’s effort to classify the previously living strand, but rather a method of digging down to the roots so as to revivify them, to show the vitality never left, and to graft his own experiment onto this previous experiment whose organic life never ceased its living. ) All of Corless-Smith’s books prove relevant to this discussion, but his third book, Nota, is much on my mind these days.
The framing of a pastoral need not make the problems beyond its borders irrelevant; rather, it can heighten our awareness of them. Darwin’s expansive sense of form similarly enlarged the work’s borders. The central text of The Botanic Garden is, unmistakably, a poem, but the generic certainty of this identification is everywhere encroached on, supplemented, or called into question by explanatory notes, conversational interludes, and refigured indices. Apologies, arguments, commentaries, errata, and notes at the edges of the central text compete for the reader’s attention.
2 The telegraph wires strung tight between poles carry human words across distances over 32 Dan Beachy-Quick which the spoken voice of its own power could not cross. The wires carry the words instantly. But it is not those words that create this music, this music that both thrills Thoreau and seems in ways to terrify him. What carries the words makes the music possible, the wires themselves. Here, the Aeolian harp of Romantic fancy takes on a far more startling dimension, in which the wire is our own voice, a tension across which blows that “supernal” music, so it can be heard.