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By Glennis Byron

The dramatic monologue is typically linked to Victorian poets equivalent to Robert Browning and Alfred Tennyson, and is usually thought of to have disappeared with the onset of modernism within the 20th century. Glennis Byron unravels its background and argues that, opposite to trust, the monologue is still renowned to at the present time. This far-reaching and well based volume:


* explores the origins of the monologue and provides a historical past of definitions of the term
* considers the monologue as a sort of social critique
* explores concerns at play in our realizing of the style, comparable to subjectivity, gender and politics
* strains the improvement of the style via to the current day.


Taking as instance the more and more politicized nature of latest poetry, the writer essentially and succinctly offers an account of the monologue's turning out to be attractiveness over the last twenty years.

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