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  • A Guide to the Cosmology of William Blake

    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 regarding…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 

  • Transatlantic Literary Ecologies

    Nature and Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Atlantic World

    Edited by Kevin Hutchings, John Miller

    Opening a dialogue between ecocriticism and transatlantic studies, this collection shows how the two fields inform, complement, and complicate each other. The editors situate the volume in its critical contexts by providing a detailed literary and historical overview of nineteenth-century…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies

  • Graveyard Poetry

    Religion, Aesthetics and the Mid-Eighteenth-Century Poetic Condition

    By Eric Parisot

    While immensely popular in the eighteenth century, current critical wisdom regards graveyard poetry as a short-lived fad with little lasting merit. In the first book-length study of this important poetic mode, Eric Parisot suggests, to the contrary, that graveyard poetry is closely connected to the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century

  • Race, Romanticism, and the Atlantic

    Edited by Paul Youngquist

    In highlighting the crucial contributions of diasporic people to British cultural production, this important collection defamiliarizes prevailing descriptions of Romanticism as the expression of a national character or culture. The contributors approach the period from the perspective of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Suffering and Sentiment in Romantic Military Art

    By Philip Shaw

    In a moving intervention into Romantic-era depictions of the dead and wounded, Philip Shaw's timely study directs our gaze to the neglected figure of the common soldier. How suffering and sentiment were portrayed in a variety of visual and verbal media is Shaw's particular concern, as he examines a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Keats, Hermeticism, and the Secret Societies

    By Jennifer N. Wunder

    Jennifer Wunder makes a strong case for the importance of hermeticism and the secret societies to an understanding of John Keats's poetry and his speculations about religious and philosophical questions. Although secret societies exercised enormous cultural influence during the late eighteenth and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Romantic Readers and Transatlantic Travel

    Expeditions and Tours in North America, 1760–1840

    By Robin Jarvis

    Why and how did people read literature on North America by explorers, travellers, emigrants, and tourists? This is the central question Robin Jarvis takes up as he addresses a significant gap in scholarship on travel writing: its contemporary reception. Referencing reviews in the periodical press,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • The Making of a Cultural Landscape

    The English Lake District as Tourist Destination, 1750-2010

    Edited by Jason Wood, John K. Walton

    For centuries, the English Lake District has been renowned as an important cultural, sacred and literary landscape. It is therefore surprising that there has so far been no in-depth critical examination of the Lake District from a tourism and heritage perspective. Bringing together leading writers…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Ecology and the Literature of the British Left

    The Red and the Green

    By H. Gustav Klaus, Valentine Cunningham

    Edited by John Rignall

    Premised on the belief that a social and an ecological agenda are compatible, this collection offers readings in the ecology of left and radical writing from the Romantic period to the present. While early ecocriticism tended to elide the bitter divisions within and between societies, recent…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Romanticism and Methodism

    The problem of religious enthusiasm

    By Helen Boyles

    Exploring the intense relationship between Romantic literature and Methodism, Helen Boyles argues that writers from both movements display an ambivalent attitude towards the expression of deep emotional and spiritual experience. Boyles takes up the disparaging characterization of William Wordsworth…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26

  • Mary Robinson and the Genesis of Romanticism

    Literary Dialogues and Debts, 1784–1821

    By Ashley Cross

    First coming to prominence as an actress and scandalous celebrity, Mary Robinson created an identity for herself as a Romantic poet and novelist in the 1790s. Through a series of literary dialogues with established writers, Robinson put herself at the center of Romantic literary culture as observer…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22

  • The Romantics Reviewed

    Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers. Part B: Byron and Regency Society poets - Volume I

    Edited by Donald H. Reiman

    First published in 1972, this volume contains contemporary British periodical reviews of Lord Byron and Regency Society Poets, including Rogers, Campbell and Moore, in publications from the Annual Review to the British Review. Introductions to each periodical provide brief sketches of each…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22
    Routledge Revivals: The Romantics Reviewed

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