The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 30, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 311 pages
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Until now there has been no concerted attempt to represent to students of Romanticism the full range of conflicting forces responsible for its dynamic literature. The eleven original essays that make up this volume make a significant contribution to our understanding of the period, providing readers with clear and coherent access to the historical roots, intellectual ferment and cultural range of British Romanticism. It includes a chronology of major publications and events, and an extensive guide to further reading.
  

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Contents

Romanticism criticism and theory
1
Romanticism and Enlightenment
25
Poetry in an age of revolution
48
German Romantic Idealism
74
Romanticism and language
95
Cultures medium the role of the review
120
Romantic Hellenism
148
Women readers women writers
177
Romantic fiction
196
Romantic poetry why and wherefore?
216
The sister arts in British Romanticism
236
Chronology
271
Bibliography
285
Index
297
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