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Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism


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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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Science in the Romantic Era

Science in the Romantic Era

1st Edition

By David Knight
October 16, 2017

First published in 1998. The Romantic Era was a time when society, religion and other beliefs, and science were all in flux. The idea that the universe was a great clock, and that men were little clocks, all built by a divine watchmaker, was giving way to a more dynamic and pantheistic way of ...

Southey

Southey

1st Edition

By Kenneth Curry
October 16, 2017

First published in 1975. Southey first made his reputation, when he was a very young man, as a poet. Although he is now remembered primary for his poetry, this title reveals how he excelled in many other genres as well. Examination of Southey’s life reveals an attractive and humane personality, at ...

The Genevese Background Studies of Shelley, Francis Danby, Maria Edgeworth, Ruskin, Meredith, and Joseph Conrad in Geneva

The Genevese Background: Studies of Shelley, Francis Danby, Maria Edgeworth, Ruskin, Meredith, and Joseph Conrad in Geneva

1st Edition

By H. W. Häusermann
October 16, 2017

First published in 1952. This title explores the lives of authors during their time in Geneva; including chapters on the Romantic author Mary Shelley, the novelist Joseph Conrad and the critic John Ruskin, amongst many others. This interesting study also includes letters that had previously been ...

The Post-Romantics

The Post-Romantics

1st Edition

Edited By Donald Thomas
October 16, 2017

The Post-Romantics, first published in 1990, provides a clear, introductory guide to the literary careers and reputations of five major Victorian poets: Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Swinburne and Clough. Heirs to the Romantics tradition, the predecessors of the moderns. This accessible and ...

The Romantics

The Romantics

1st Edition

Edited By Stephen Prickett
October 16, 2017

First published in 1981. This book aims to show Romanticism as a response to certain questions – in literature, art, religion, philosophy and politics – that were being asked increasingly towards the end of the eighteenth century. The essays focus on growth and change (in society and the individual...

A Concordance to the Poems of John Keats

A Concordance to the Poems of John Keats

1st Edition

By Michael G. Becker, Robert J. Dilligan, Todd K. Bender
October 13, 2017

First published in 1981. A Concordance to the Poems of John Keats intended to provide the user with a volume suitable to the varying and increasingly specialised interests of scholarship. This title offers a high degree of inclusiveness that attends to the poems and plays, the emended and ...

Beyond Romanticism New Approaches to Texts and Contexts 1780-1832

Beyond Romanticism: New Approaches to Texts and Contexts 1780-1832

1st Edition

Edited By Stephen Copley, John Whale
October 13, 2017

First published in 1992. Beyond Romanticism represents a substantial challenge to traditional views of the Romantic period and provides a sustained critique of ‘Romantic ideology’. The debates with which it engages had previously been under-represented in the study of Romanticism, where the claims ...

Immortal Boy A Portrait of Leigh Hunt

Immortal Boy: A Portrait of Leigh Hunt

1st Edition

By Ann Blainey
October 13, 2017

Ann Blainey’s work, first published in 1985, provides a sensitive study of Leigh Hunt and the literary climate that influenced his life, and fills a large gap in literary biography. Blainey brings a perceptive eye to a generally embittered man whose chaotic life seemed a tragic failure. This title ...

Matthew Arnold and the Romantics

Matthew Arnold and the Romantics

1st Edition

By Leon Gottfried
October 13, 2017

First published in 1963. Matthew Arnold grew up under the personal as well as literary influence of Wordsworth, when Keats, Shelley, and Byron were dominant poetic forces and Coleridge a seminal thinker on social and religious problems. However, the great Romantics were not always positive ...

Romantic Bards and British Reviewers A Selected Edition of Contemporary Reviews of the Works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley

Romantic Bards and British Reviewers: A Selected Edition of Contemporary Reviews of the Works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley

1st Edition

Edited By John O. Hayden
October 13, 2017

First published in 1971. This collection of contemporary reviews of the five major English Romantic poets – Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley – makes available the critical documents of a great period of literature and literary reviewing. Professor Hayden has selected sixty-eight ...

Romantic Mythologies

Romantic Mythologies

1st Edition

Edited By Ian Fletcher
October 13, 2017

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, ...

Romanticism and Ideology Studies in English Writing 1765-1830

Romanticism and Ideology: Studies in English Writing 1765-1830

1st Edition

By David Aers, Jonathan Cook, David Punter
October 13, 2017

First published in 1981.The primary purpose of this book is to serve as an introduction to writing in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In addition to major Romantic poets – Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Shelly – the authors discuss writers such as Austen, Hazlitt and Burke, ...

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