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Romanticism Across the Disciplines
     

Romanticism Across the Disciplines

by Larry H. Peer, Gerhart Hoffmeister (Contribution by), Sante Matteo (Contribution by), Franca Barricelli (Contribution by), David L. Moseley (Contribution by)
 

Romanticism Across the Disciplines brings together thirteen essays written by prominent scholars from America and abroad to identify Romanticism's presence outside of one national tradition or a single discourse field. These scholars point out the relationship between Romanticism and the problems of history, the interpretation of the arts, science, philosophy, and

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Romanticism Across the Disciplines brings together thirteen essays written by prominent scholars from America and abroad to identify Romanticism's presence outside of one national tradition or a single discourse field. These scholars point out the relationship between Romanticism and the problems of history, the interpretation of the arts, science, philosophy, and culture. They show how the ideas and effects of Romanticism have entered every field of study through their place in life. The presence of many different approaches to Romanticism demonstrate its diversity as a philosophy and provide an opportunity for a wide, deep understanding of Romanticism and its place in the world.

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Twelve essays explore different manifestations of Romanticism in history, music, literature, the visual arts, and philosophy. Particular topics include the growth of nationalism in literature and music, the influence of the Italian journal (1818- 1819), The notion of "wanderer" as a trope in German culture, the resurgence of conceptual romanticism in Jeanette Wintersons's novel , and the romanticism found in Poe's parody of . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761811039
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
06/11/1998
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.76(d)

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Larry H. Peer is currently Professor of Comparative Literature at Brigham Young University.

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