Romantic Consciousness

Romantic Consciousness

by John Beer
     
 

Revolutionary thinking at the end of the eighteenth century prompted major English writers to probe the riddle of human consciousness and the ways in which it might differ from "Being" in a divine or universal sense. In the first of two studies, John Beer traces this question in writings by Blake, Coleridge and Wordsworth, and the impact of their ideas on

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Revolutionary thinking at the end of the eighteenth century prompted major English writers to probe the riddle of human consciousness and the ways in which it might differ from "Being" in a divine or universal sense. In the first of two studies, John Beer traces this question in writings by Blake, Coleridge and Wordsworth, and the impact of their ideas on successors such as Keats, De Quincey, Byron and the Shelleys; relevance to later figures such as the Cambridge Apostles and Tennyson is also discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403903242
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/03/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

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