Readership: Students and scholars of nineteenth- and
twentieth-century poetry; those with an interest in literature and emotion
Sophie Ratcliffe, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in English at Keble College, Oxford
"...original approach to the dramatic monologue and an unusual perspective on The Tempest's extra-ordinary afterlife, as well as fine readings of its three main authors and their work." - Tom Walker The Cambridge Quarterly
"[an] excellent work of literary criticism... Ratcliffe shows herself to be an attentive, subtle, often witty reader." - Daniel Karlin Times Literary Supplement
1: Understanding Sympathy and Sympathetic Understanding
2: Browning's Strangeness
3: W. H. Auden: 'as mirrors are lonely'
4: Samuel Beckett: 'humanity in ruins'