1. Introduction 2. Origins and Definitions 3. Lyric and the Art of Persuasion 4. 'I wandered lonely': the lyric self, Romanticism and beyond 5. Love, loss and the beyond: lyrics of desire 6. Lyric, music and performance Bibliography
Scott Brewster is Director of English at University of Salford. He has published widely on modern poetry, Irish writing, Gothic and psychoanalysis. His co-edited essay collection, Irish Literature Since 1990, is forthcoming.
'...a successful addition to the series. Lyric is sophisticated but avoids jargon. It is brief but comprehensive and thorough enough to be useful to students.' - Review of English Studies