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  • Modern Political Aesthetics from Romantic to Modernist Literature

    Choreographies of Social Performance

    By Tudor Balinisteanu

    In this new research monograph, Mihai Tudor Balinsteanu draws on concepts of dance to demonstrate how the nonhuman is dealt with in terms of practical politics, that is, choreographies of social performance which emerge at the intersection of literature, art, and embodied life. Drawing on a number…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Shelley's Romantic Nonviolence

    Aesthetics and Politics in an Age of Revolution

    By Matthew C. Borushko

    From the French Revolution, Reign of Terror, and Napoleonic Wars abroad to the dramatic social changes wrought by industrialization and political agitation at home, the Romantic age in Britain was characterized by dramatic historical and political violence. As a result, the reform movement of the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Robert Burns and the Philosophers

    By J Walter McGinty

    This volume expounds the influence of Robert Burns’s reading of Philosophy on his life and work, supplementing this with his personal encounters with those philosophers he met. The work begins with the Homespun philosophy of his early years under the tutelage of William Burnes and John Murdoch,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Wordsworth Before Coleridge

    The Growth of the Poet’s Philosophical Mind, 1785-1797

    By Mark Bruhn

    Drawing extensively upon archival resources and manuscript evidence, Wordsworth before Coleridge rewrites the early history of Wordsworth’s intellectual development and thereby overturns a century-old consensus that derives his most important philosophical ideas from Coleridge.  Beginning with…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Unfolding the Mind

    The Unconscious in American Romanticism and Literary Theory

    By Jeffrey Steele

    American writers in the 1830’s and 1840’s felt the need for a new terminology to express their awakening perception of "new" aspects of the mind. Without words like the "unconscious" vast areas of the psyche would have remained unexpressed and thus unapproachable. This "discovery" of the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

  • The Frankenstein Notebooks

    Part One Draft Notebook A

    Edited by Charles E. Robinson

    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is arguably the best known work of the English Romantic period. First published in 1996, this edition of The Frankenstein Notebooks contains not only facsimiles and transcriptions of all of surviving manuscripts related to the novel and a corrected, critical text of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Frankenstein Notebooks

    Part Two Draft Notebook B and Fair-Copy Notebooks C1 and C2

    Edited by Charles E. Robinson

    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is arguably the best known work of the English Romantic period. First published in 1996, this edition of The Frankenstein Notebooks contains not only facsimiles and transcriptions of all of surviving manuscripts related to the novel and a corrected, critical text of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Walter Scott and the Historical Imagination

    By David Brown

    First published in 1979. This study explores the main critical issues that arise out of a modern reading of Scott’s work, and treats the major novels in detail. It tackles the questions of Scott’s place in literary history and his problems in pioneering the historical novel. As well as examining…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Walter Scott

    By Robin Mayhead

    First published in 1968, this study is an exciting and challenging introduction to the writings of Sir Walter Scott. The author discusses the more striking features of Scott’s style — his use of language and characterisation — and also evaluates the contemporary moral and political attitudes…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Tradition and Tolerance in Nineteenth Century Fiction

    Critical Essays on Some English and American Novels

    Edited by David Howard, John Lucas, John Goode

    First published in 1966, this book collects six essays which discuss the experience of social change as it reveals itself in the work of several nineteenth century novelists. In the novels studied, and the discussion of fiction that follows, the authors argue that all these novelists’ attempts to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the Supernatural Will in Early American Literature

    By Brad Bannon

    Examining Samuel Taylor Coleridge's reflections on Jonathan Edwards, written over a twenty-year period, Brad Bannon rejects the common critical notion that the influence Coleridge exerted on the American Romantics should be understood as a one-way influx of entirely new ideas. Rather, it is more…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Wordsworth and the Adequacy of Landscape

    By Donald Wesling

    First published in 1970, this stylistic and interpretative account of some of Wordsworth’s major poetry examines description and meditation in his landscape writing. It describes the integration of two kinds of thinking, and a variety of beauties and lapses that come from their separation.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

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