Romanticism and the City [NOOK Book]

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Romanticism and the City explores how late eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century literature conceptualized urban space.  Fresh readings of key texts show how Romantic concerns with urban life shaped both individual works and broader theoretical issues.

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Romanticism and the City

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Overview

Romanticism and the City explores how late eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century literature conceptualized urban space.  Fresh readings of key texts show how Romantic concerns with urban life shaped both individual works and broader theoretical issues.

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Larry H. Peer is a Professor of Comparative Literature at Brigham Young University. He is the Executive Director of the International Conference on Romanticism, editor of the journal Prism(s): Essays in Romanticism, and the author of numerous books and essays in the field of Romanticism studies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Larry H. Peer * PART I: Theories of the City * Nerve Theory, Sensibility, and Romantic Metrosexuals - Michelle Faubert * Wordsworth's Double-Take - William Galperin * The Lost Transatlantic City of John Galt's "The Apostate" - Jeffrey Cass * The Gothic Chapbook and the Urban Reader - Diane Long Hoeveler * Science and the City - Marilyn Gaull * PART II: Continental Cities * Phenomenal Beauty: Rousseau in Venice - Nancy Yousef * E. T. A. Hoffmann's Marketplace Vision of Berlin - Alexander Schlutz * Renzo in Milan - Ernesto Livorni * Rome Above Rome:  Nikolai Gogol's Romantic Vision of the Eternal City - Tatiana Barnett * PART III: London *  Wordsworth's Invigorating Hell:  London in Book 7 of "The Prelude" (1805) - Eugene Stelzig * Blake's Golgonoosa:  London and/as the Eternal City of Art - Mark Lussier * London's Immortal Druggists:  Pharmaceutical Science and Business in Romanticism - Thomas H. Schmid * Wordsworth's "Illustrated Books and Newspapers" and City Media - Peter Mannning * Babylon and Jerusalem on the Old Kent Road - Tim Fulford

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