Romanticism Against the Tide of Modernity

Romanticism Against the Tide of Modernity

by Michael Löwy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822327945

ISBN-13: 9780822327943

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

A translation from the French of Michael Lowy and Robert Sayre’s attempt to unify discussion of the diverse manifestations of of Romanicism.

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A translation from the French of Michael Lowy and Robert Sayre’s attempt to unify discussion of the diverse manifestations of of Romanicism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822327943
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Post-Contemporary Interventions
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

1. Redefining Romanticism
The Romantic Enigma, or "Tumultuous Colors"
The Concept of Romanticism
The Romantic Critique of Modernity
The Genesis of the Phenomenon
2. Romanticism: Political and Social Diversity
Outline of a Typology
Hypotheses for a Sociology of Romanticism
3. Excursus: Marxism and Romanticism
Rosa Luxemburg
Gyorgy Lukacs
4. Visages of Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century
Romanticism and the French Revolution: The Young Coleridge
Romanticism and the Industrial Revolution: The Social Critique of John Ruskin
5. Visages of Romanticism in the Twentieth Century
Romanticism and Religion: The Mystical Socialism of Charles Peguy
Romanticism and Utopia: Ernst Bloch's Daydream
Romanticism as a Feminist Vision: The Quest of Christa Wolf
6. The Fire Is Still Burning: From Surrealism to the Present Day and Beyond
Surrealism
May 1968
Contemporary Mass Culture
The New Social Movements
The New Religious Movements
The Contemporary Romantic Critique of Civilization
What Future for Romanticism?
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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