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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age: British Culture, 1776-1832 / Edition 1
     

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age: British Culture, 1776-1832 / Edition 1

by Gillian Russell
 

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ISBN-10: 0199245436

ISBN-13: 9780199245437

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

For the first time, this innovative reference book surveys the Romantic Age through all aspects of British culture, rather than in literary or artistic terms alone. This multi-disciplinary approach treats Romanticism both in aesthetic terms—its meaning for painting, music, design, architecture, and literature—and as a historical epoch of

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For the first time, this innovative reference book surveys the Romantic Age through all aspects of British culture, rather than in literary or artistic terms alone. This multi-disciplinary approach treats Romanticism both in aesthetic terms—its meaning for painting, music, design, architecture, and literature—and as a historical epoch of "revolutionary" transformations which ushered in modern democratic and industrialized society.

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ISBN-13:
9780199245437
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Romantic Age Companion, Iain McCalman (ANU, Canberra)
PART I: MAJOR ESSAYS
I. Transforming Polity and Nation
Revolution, Mark Philp (Oxford)
War, J. E. Cookson (Canterbury, NZ)
Democracy, H. T. Dickinson (Edinburgh)
Women, Barbara Caine (Monash)
Empire, John Gascoigne (New South Wales)
Slavery, James Walvin (York)
Policing, David Philips (Melbourne)
Law, David Lemmings (Newcastle, NSW)
Utopianism, Gregory Claeys (London)
II. Reordering Social and Private Worlds
Religion, R. K. Webb (Maryland)
Sensibility, G. J. Barker-Benfield (State University of N.York)
Poverty, Sarah Lloyd (ANU, Canberra)
Domesticity, Clara Tuite (Melbourne)
Industrialization, John Stevenson (Oxford)
Class, Eileen Yeo (Sussex)
Land, Anne Janowitz (Rutgers, New Jersey)
Education, Ian Britain (Melbourne)
Medicine, Roy Porter (Wellcome Institute, London)
III. Culture, Consumption, and the Arts
Consumerism, Roy Porter (Wellcome Institute, London)
Viewing, Suzanne Matheson (Windsor, Ontario)
Publishing, John Brewer (European University Institute, Florence) and Iain McCalman
Prints, David Bindman (London)
Popular Culture, Iain McCalman and Maureen Perkins (ANU & Univ. of Western Australia)
Theatre, Gillian Russell (ANU, Canberra)
Design, Celina Fox (freelance, London)
Music, Cyril Ehrlich and Simon McVeigh (Queen's Univ., Belfast, & London)
Painting, Mark Hallett (York)
Architecture, Daniel Abramson (Connecticut College)
Poetry, Jerome J. McGann (Virginia)
Prose, Jon Klancher (Boston)
Novels, Fiona Robertson (Durham)
IV. Emerging Knowledges
Enlightenment, Martin Fitzpatrick (Univ. of Wales, Aberystwyth)
Political Economy, Donald Winch (Sussex)
Natural Philosophy (Science), Richard Yeo (Griffith University, Queensland)
Antiquarianism (Popular), Marilyn Butler (Oxford)
Mythology, Nigel Leask (Cambridge)
Exploration, Nicholas Thomas (ANU, Canberra)
History, James Chandler (Chicago)
Psychology, Robert Brown (ANU, Canberra)
Language, Jon Mee (Oxford)
Literary Theory, Peter Otto (Melbourne)
Index to Part I
PART II: ALPHABETICALLY-ORDERED SHORTER ENTRIES

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