Romanticism Products

  • Sexual Privatism in British Romantic Writing

    A Public of One, 1st Edition

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The Romantic age, though often associated with free erotic expression, was ambivalent about what if anything sex had to do with the public sphere. Late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century British texts often repressed the very sexual energies they claimed to be bringing into the open. The…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Romantic Legacies

    Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shun-Liang Chao, John Michael Corrigan

    Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts presents the most wide-ranging treatment of Romantic regenerations, covering the cross-pollination between the arts or between art and thought in Germany, Britain, France, the US, Russia, India, China, and Japan. Each chapter in the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Figures of the Imagination

    Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850, 1st Edition

    By Roger Hansford

    This new study of the intersection of romance novels with vocal music records a society on the cusp of modernisation, with a printing industry emerging to serve people’s growing appetites for entertainment amidst their changing views of religion and the occult. No mere diversion, fiction was…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Allegory

    1st Edition

    By John MacQueen

    First published in 1970, this book examines the use of allegory in religious, philosophical and literary texts. It traces the development of the device over time from the Classical period through to the early modern and modern periods, demonstrating its evolution from the transmission of myths and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Aestheticism

    1st Edition

    By R. V. Johnson

    First published in 1969, this work explores aestheticism and its relationship with literature. After defining the term and examining the unique qualities of ‘the Aesthetes’, the book provides an overview of the literary movement from its emergence to its apotheosis in the 1890s. This book will be…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • The Stanza

    1st Edition

    By Ernst Häublein

    First published in 1978, this work bridges the gap between the study of poetic form, which tends to isolate form from meaning and structural poetics, which tends to focus on meaning without considering the stanza’s impact. Beginning with an examination of the various definitions of the stanza, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Fancy & Imagination

    1st Edition

    By R. L. Brett

    First published in 1969, this book provides a concise and helpful introduction to the terms ‘fancy’ and ‘imagination’. Although they are generally associated with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the work begins with a discussion the history of these concepts which were also known to Aristotle, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Comedy of Manners

    1st Edition

    By David L. Hirst

    First published in 1979, this book traces comedy of manners from the 1660s to the then present — a scope beyond the traditional focus on the Restoration and early twentieth century. It uncovers an underestimated subversive potential and socially critical force in this particularly English dramatic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • A Guide to the Cosmology of William Blake

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn S. Freeman

    It is not surprising that visitors to Blake’s cosmology – the most elaborate in the history of British text and design – often demand a map in the form of a reference book. The entries in this volume benefit from the wide range of historical information made available in recent decades…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Education in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

    Exclusion as Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Cordner

    Sheila Cordner traces a tradition of literary resistance to dominant pedagogies in nineteenth-century Britain, recovering an overlooked chapter in the history of thought about education. This book considers an influential group of writers - all excluded from Oxford and Cambridge because of their…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Romance

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Beer

    First published in 1970, this work provides an overview of the Romance from the medieval period to the 20th century and tracks how the genre has changed with time, including its interaction with other forms of literature such as gothic novels, realism and science fiction. It explores a myriad of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Romanticism

    1st Edition

    By Lilian R. Furst

    First published in 1969, this work traces the evolution of Romanticism and in doing so, demonstrates its novelty as an imaginative and emotional perception of the world in contrast to the rationalistic approach which was dominant in the seventeenth century. It identifies the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

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