Literature: Literary History

  • Romanticism and Ideology: Studies in English Writing 1765-1830 book cover

    Romanticism and Ideology

    Studies in English Writing 1765-1830, 1st Edition

    By David Aers, Jonathan Cook, David Punter

    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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    The Romantic Movement

    1st Edition

    By Alan Menhennet

    First published in 1981. This study concentrates on the exponents of the central period of German Romanticism, regarding as characteristic the mode in which the poet’s self becomes active only in response to external stimuli, most notably those of landscape. The author traces the main strands of…

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  • The Victorian Romantics 1850-70: The Early Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Burne-Jones, Swinburne, Simeon Solomon and their Associates book cover

    The Victorian Romantics 1850-70

    The Early Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Burne-Jones, Swinburne, Simeon Solomon and their Associates, 1st Edition

    By T. Earle Welby

    First published in 1929. This title explores the early work of five Victorian Romantics; Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Edward Burne Jones, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Simeon Solomon, and exhibits them at or soon after the moment of entry into the movement. This title will be of…

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  • Poetry of the Romantic Period book cover

    Poetry of the Romantic Period

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    By J. R. de J. Jackson

    First published in 1980. This title provides a critical and historical account of poetry written between 1780 and 1835. The author has been especially concerned to place the great poems and poets of the age in the context of the conventions and traditions in which they wrote, offering new…

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  • Romanticism: Critical Essays in American Literature book cover

    Romanticism

    Critical Essays in American Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Barbour, Thomas Quirk

    First published in 1986. This outstanding collection of major essays by some of America’s finest literary scholars and critics provides students of American literature with a unique perspective of America’s Romantic literature. Some of these essays make connections between authors or define…

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  • The Romantic Poets book cover

    The Romantic Poets

    1st Edition

    By Graham Hough

    First published in 1953. At its best, Romantic poetry combined the creative freedom of a dream with some of the deepest facts of human experience. In this critical survey, Professor Hough examines individually the poetry of Gray, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. He sets their work…

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    The Romantics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Prickett

    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…

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  • Radical Sensibility: Literature and Ideas in the 1790s book cover

    Radical Sensibility

    Literature and Ideas in the 1790s, 1st Edition

    By Chris Jones

    First published in 1993. Radical Sensibility provides a detailed account of the interrelations of literature, ideas and history in the eighteenth century’s Revolutionary decade. The book traces a continuity of ideas from Shaftesbury to Godwin and Wollstonecraft, and sets it beside a conservative…

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  • The Farthing Poet: A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84: A Lesser Literary Lion book cover

    The Farthing Poet

    A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84: A Lesser Literary Lion, 1st Edition

    By Ann Blainey

    First published in 1968. Richard Hengist Horne, virtually unknown today, was one of the more extraordinary figures of the nineteenth century literary scene. The author of an epic poem Orion was acclaimed a work of genius by almost every English critic. His voluminous literary output is for the most…

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  • Romanticism: Comparative Discourses book cover

    Romanticism

    Comparative Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larry Peer, Diane Hoeveler

    First published in 2006. Exploring how discourse is figured in the texts of key European Romantic authors such as Wackenroder, Coleridge, Byron and Hugo, this volume offers nuanced readings of the under-explored syntactic, semantic, and ideological structures of Romantic works. Rather than…

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  • Romanticism, Hermeneutics and the Crisis of the Human Sciences book cover

    Romanticism, Hermeneutics and the Crisis of the Human Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Scott Masson

    First published in 2004. This study begins by surveying the field of modern hermeneutics. Noting its repeated crisis of self-legitimisation, it traces these to circular beliefs bequeathed by Romanticism that human nature is self-begetting, and can thus be known intimately and autonomously. After…

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  • Rereading Byron: Essays Selected from Hofstra University's Byron Bicentennial Conference book cover

    Rereading Byron

    Essays Selected from Hofstra University's Byron Bicentennial Conference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Levine, Robert N. Keane

    The papers collected in this volume, first published in 1993, were delivered at Hofstra University in October 1988 at a conference celebrating the bicentennial of Lord Byron’s birth. The shared goal of these essays was to reassess Byron’s poetry, his poetic development, and his relation to his…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
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