Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Metaphysical Hazlitt

    Bicentenary Essays

    Edited by Uttara Natarajan, Tom Paulin, Duncan Wu

    The rediscovery and restitution of William Hazlitt as a canonical Romantic author has been among the latest and most significant developments in present-day Romantic studies. This volume, a collection of previously unpublished essays by the foremost scholars in the field presents Hazlitt as a…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
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  • Romanticism and Philosophy

    Thinking with Literature

    Edited by Sophie Laniel-Musitelli, Thomas Constantinesco

    This volume brings together a wide range of scholars to offer new perspectives on the relationship between Romanticism and philosophy. The entanglement of Romantic literature with philosophy is increasingly recognized, just as Romanticism is increasingly viewed as European and Transatlantic, yet…

    Hardback – 2015-06-04
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  • Leigh Hunt

    Life, Poetics, Politics

    Edited by Nicholas Roe

    Recent critical and scholarly interest in John Keats has encouraged a resurgence of interest in his friend and mentor, the poet and journalist Leigh Hunt. This timely collection of essays by leading British and North America romanticists explores Hunt's life, writings and cultural significance over…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
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  • Keats's Boyish Imagination

    By Richard Marggraf Turley

    For many readers, John Keats's achievement is to have attainted a supreme poetic maturity at so young an age. Canonical poems of resignation and acceptance such as 'To Autumn' are traditionally seen as examples par excellence of this maturity. In this highly innovative study, however, Marggraf…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
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  • Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    National and Transatlantic Contexts

    Edited by Monika M Elbert, Lesley Ginsberg

    American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children’s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
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  • The Female Romantics

    Nineteenth-century Women Novelists and Byronism

    By Caroline Franklin

    Awarded the Elma Dangerfield Prize by the International Byron Society in 2013 The nineteenth century is sometimes seen as a lacuna between two literary periods. In terms of women’s writing, however, the era between the death of Mary Wollstonecraft and the 1860s feminist movement produced a coherent…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
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  • Colonialism, Race, and the French Romantic Imagination

    By Pratima Prasad

    This book investigates how French Romanticism was shaped by and contributed to colonial discourses of race. It studies the ways in which metropolitan Romantic novels—that is, novels by French authors such as Victor Hugo, George Sand, Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, François René de Chateaubriand, Claire…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
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  • Sympathy and the State in the Romantic Era

    Systems, State Finance, and the Shadows of Futurity

    By Robert Mitchell

    Sympathy and the State in the Romantic Era explores a fascinating connection between two seemingly unrelated Romantic-era discourses, outlining the extent to which eighteenth and early nineteenth century theories of sympathy were generated by crises of state finance. Through readings of authors…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
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  • Bodily Pain in Romantic Literature

    By Jeremy Davies

    When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions. Urged on by some of their most deeply felt preoccupations – and in the case of figures like…

    Hardback – 2014-03-05
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  • Leigh Hunt and the London Literary Scene

    A Reception History of his Major Works, 1805-1828

    By Michael Eberle-Sinatra

    Leigh Hunt’s contributions to English literature, although downplayed for several decades, are now acknowledged by scholars as key to our understanding of the Romantic period. He was not only a facilitator - in his support for the poetry of Shelley and Keats for example - but was also a major…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
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  • Legacies of Romanticism

    Literature, Culture, Aesthetics

    Edited by Carmen Casaliggi, Paul March-Russell

    This book visits the Romantic legacy that was central to the development of literature and culture from the 1830s onward. Although critical accounts have examined aspects of this long history of indebtedness, this is the first study to survey both Nineteenth and Twentieth century culture. The…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
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  • Tracing Women's Romanticism

    Gender, History, and Transcendence

    By Kari E. Lokke

    Awarded the 2005 Jean-Pierre Barricelli Book Prize by the International Conference on Romanticism This book explores a cosmopolitan tradition of nineteenth-century novels written in response to Germaine de Staël's originary novel of the artist as heroine, corinne. The first book to delineate the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-12
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  • German Romanticism and Science

    The Procreative Poetics of Goethe, Novalis, and Ritter

    By Jocelyn Holland

    Situated at the intersection of literature and science, Holland's study draws upon a diverse corpus of literary and scientific texts which testify to a cultural fascination with procreation around 1800. Through readings which range from Goethe’s writing on metamorphosis to Novalis’s aphorisms and…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
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  • Romantic Representations of British India

    Edited by Michael J Franklin

    Michael J. Franklin's Romantic Representations of British India is a timely study of the impact of Orientalist knowledge upon British culture during the Romantic period. The subject of the book is not so much India, but the British cultural understanding of India, particularly between 1750 and 1850…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
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  • Romantic Genius and the Literary Magazine

    Biography, Celebrity, Politics

    By David Higgins

    In early nineteenth-century Britain, there was unprecedented interest in the subject of genius, as well as in the personalities and private lives of creative artists. This was also a period in which literary magazines were powerful arbiters of taste, helping to shape the ideological consciousness…

    Paperback – 2012-06-29
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  • Romanticism, History, Historicism

    Essays on an Orthodoxy

    Edited by Damian Walford Davies

    The "(re)turn to history" in Romantic Studies in the 1980s marked the beginning of a critical orthodoxy that continues to condition, if not define, our sense of the Romantic period twenty-five years on. Romantic New Historicism’s revisionary engagements have played a central role in the realignment…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
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  • Keats and Philosophy

    The Life of Sensations

    By Shahidha Kazi Bari

    John Keats remains one of the most familiar and beloved of English poets, but has received surprisingly little critical attention in recent years. This study is a fresh contribution to Keats criticism and Romantic scholarship, positioning Keats as a figure of philosophical interest who warrants…

    Hardback – 2012-05-16
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  • Animality in British Romanticism

    The Aesthetics of Species

    By Peter Heymans

    The scientific, political, and industrial revolutions of the Romantic period transformed the status of humans and redefined the concept of species. This book examines literary representations of human and non-human animality in British Romanticism. The book’s novel approach focuses on the role of…

    Hardback – 2012-04-25
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  • The Meaning of Life in Romantic Poetry and Poetics

    By Ross Wilson

    This volume brings together an impressive range of established and emerging scholars to investigate the meaning of ‘life’ in Romantic poetry and poetics. This investigation involves sustained attention to a set of challenging questions at the heart of British Romantic poetic practice and theory. Is…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
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  • Romanticism and Visuality

    Fragments, History, Spectacle

    By Sophie Thomas

    This book investigates the productive crosscurrents between visual culture and literary texts in the Romantic period, focusing on the construction and manipulation of the visual, the impact of new visual media on the literary and historical imagination, and on fragments and ruins as occupying the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-12
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  • Thomas De Quincey

    New Theoretical and Critical Directions

    Edited by Robert Morrison, Daniel S. Roberts

    The ongoing critical fascination with Thomas De Quincey and the burgeoning recognition of the centrality of his writings to the Romantic age and beyond necessitates a critical examination of De Quincey. In this spirit, ten of the top De Quincey scholars in the world have come…

    Paperback – 2009-11-23
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