The Romantic Period: The Intellectual & Cultural Context of English Literature 1789-1830, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Romantic Period

The Intellectual & Cultural Context of English Literature 1789-1830, 1st Edition

By Robin Jarvis

Routledge

232 pages

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Description

The Romantic Period was one of the most exciting periods in English literary history. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the intellectual and cultural background to Romantic literature. It is accessibly written and avoids theoretical jargon, providing a solid foundation for students to make their own sense of the poetry, fiction and other creative writing that emerged as part of the Romantic literary tradition.

Table of Contents

Author’s Preface 1. The Political and Economic Scene 2. Travel, Exploration, and the Geographies of Mind 3. The Literary Marketplace 4. Education and the Family 5. Science 6. Religion and Ethics 7. The Sense of the Past 8. Aesthetics and the Visual Arts Chronology General Bibliographies Individual Authors Index

About the Author

Robin Jarvis is Professor of English Literature at the University of the West of England.

About the Series

Longman Literature In English Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General