FG: Horsemanship lesson metaphore
MG: Defense of Poetry
BG: XVI century cultural and religious struggles, Stephen Gosson's The School of Abuse
FG: Recognition of the existence of bad poets and bad critics
MG: Comparison between good and bad critics
BG: Arcadism, Augustan Age, Newspaper, John Dennis' criticism
FG: What makes a classic a classic?
MG: Why Shakespeare is a classic, praises and flaws.
BG: Empirical criticism, changing mentality, Voltaire's definition of Shakespeare's plays as "aborts that does not respect Aristotle's Poetic"
FG: What is Fashion?
MG: Fashion is not a garancy for virtue, Art is not democratic
BG: Revolution and its ideals, Romanticism, spreading industrialization making easier to follow fashion, dresscode no longer a social indicator of class
Readmitted to Oxford
More concerned in FORMAL aspect of art, and on aestheticism
FG: Charles Dickens' note about how Godwin wrote a book starting from the end.
MG: Explanation of the correct composition method of a good poem, following the example of the composition of The Raven
BG: Romanticism ideals, poets (Wordsworth, American Transcendentalists) boasting to compose poetry out of pure and sole inspiration from Nature.
FG: The traditional division of purposes and beauty between prose and poetry is a nonsense.
MG: What makes a good literary work.
BG: Revival of antiquity in the second half of XIX century, discussion of Victorian ideals.
First Virginia Woolf's novel
Critic of biogarphy
FG: Conference about Women in Fiction.
MG: Why there are not so many women in literature.
BG: Modern Era, new gender roles and women rights, and reactions of literates (virility values, dictatorships)
FG: Metterling's laundry list
MG: Critic of criticism, and of editory, only wanting to make money publishing EVERYTHING irrelevant.
BG: Capitalist America, economic boom
FG: Poets went to the Lake District only because they were on drugs.
MG: Figure of Dorothy Wordsworth as an example of female submissive role.
BG: Women Studies, '68 movement, feminism, post-war criticism.
FG: Margaret Smith's critical edition and highlighting of the influence acting on Charlotte Bronte.
MG: The true inspiration for Mr Rochester was actually Bluebird. Contradictions and immoralities.
BG: Modern criticism, analyzing idiosyncrasies and unclear particulars, new perspectives on the past.