Anonymous Life: Romanticism and Dispossession
Stanford University Press, 2009 - English literature - 235 pages
Khalip here goes against the grain of dominant critical stances in Romanticism studies by examining anonymity as a model of being that is provocative for writers of the era because it resists the Enlightenment emphasis on transparency and self-closure.
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