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The Marvellous Boy characters ´ 9 In 1770 at the end of his tether the seventeen year old poet Thomas Chatterton penniless and starving despairing of success and tormented by a sense of failure committed suicide in his garret roomWithin a few years he was transformed into a legend In the dawning Romantic Movement he became a symbol of some of its most powerful preoccupations suicide youth and neglected geniusDuring t.summary × E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¹ Linda Kelly
The Marvellous Boy characters ´ 9 He two ensuing centuries Chatterton has become one of the most famous of literary suicides To the Romantics in the nineteenth century the premature death of this precocious genius became a source of inspiration His suicide inspired Vigny's melodramatic play Chatterton and forty years later Leoncavallo's opera spread to Italy The Pre Raphaelites especially Rossetti were fascinated by.
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The Marvellous Boy characters ´ 9 His death In the twentieth century the eccentric scholar and poet E W Meyerstein developed a lifelong passion for himLinda Kelly explores the development pervasiveness and astonishing persistence of the Chatterton legend throwing new and revealing light on the writers and artists who admired him'A book that leaves out nothing important and yet keeps us reading like a novel' John Wain.
- The Marvellous Boy
- Linda Kelly
- 24 January 2020