This essay suggests that students can gain a deeper appreciation for how nineteenth-century women poets inscribe themselves into poetic traditions by building networks of references to one another. It highlights Landon as the pivotal poet in a chain of elegies that canonize Tighe, Hemans, Landon, Jewsbury, Barrett Browning, and Rossetti.
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Research Article| April 01 2018
Harriet Kramer Linkin; Landon the Equivocal Canonizer: Constructing an Elegiac Chain of Women Poets in the Classroom. Pedagogy 1 April 2018; 18 (2): 235–245. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-4359165
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