Anonymous Life: Romanticism and Dispossession

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Stanford University Press, 2009 - English literature - 235 pages
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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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Contents

Rien Faire Comme une BÍte Of Anonymity and Obligation
1
Disinterested Agency in Hazlitt and Keats
25
Tracking the Anonymous in Godwins Caleb Williams
67
The Ends of Sympathy
97
Feminine Melancholy and Skeptical Dispossession
133
Romanticism and the Negative
173
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