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Romantic Mythologies

1st Edition

Edited by Ian Fletcher


316 pages

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First published in 1967. These essays illustrate the movement of ideas in the literary and artistic history of the later part of the nineteenth century. The subjects dealt with are diverse though interrelated. All the contributors exemplify the changing thought of the period from Romanticism, through Victorianism to Symbolism. This title will be of interest to students of art history and literature.

Table of Contents

Foreword; 1. The Image of the Androgyne in the Nineteenth Century 2. The Fortunate Fall and Hawthorne’s ‘The Marble Faun’ 3. The Conserving Myth of William Barnes 4. Bedford Park: Aesthete’s Elysium? 5. Pierrot and Fin de Siécle 6. Art as Second Nature 7. ‘Aubrey Beardsley, Man of Letters’ 8. Wagner and Forster: ‘Parsifal’ and ‘A Room with a View’

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About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

This set reissues 28 books on Romanticism originally published between 1940 and 2006. Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism provides an outstanding collection of scholarship which explores not only Romantic literature but the Romantic Movement as a whole, including art, philosophy and science.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh