Victorian Poets: A Critical Reader features a collection of critical essays focusing on various aspects of Victorian-era poetry from the 1830s to the 1890s.
* Presents key criticism on Victorian poetry
* Features contributions from a variety of scholars in the field
* Illustrates the full range of critical approaches to the Victorian poets, including attention to texts, words, forms, modes, and sub-genres
* Offers fresh reinterpretations, many driven by contemporary ideological interests, including gender questions, selfhood, and body issues