Romanticism And War

Romanticism And War

by J. R. Watson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333801768

ISBN-13: 9780333801765

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book is a study of war and the perceptions of war. It deals specifically with the British Romantic period writers who lived through the Napoleonic wars, and the way in which those wars affected the writing of Scott, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron and many of their contemporaries. Watson discusses the particular fascination of those wars, and the way in…  See more details below

Overview

This book is a study of war and the perceptions of war. It deals specifically with the British Romantic period writers who lived through the Napoleonic wars, and the way in which those wars affected the writing of Scott, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron and many of their contemporaries. Watson discusses the particular fascination of those wars, and the way in which they affected a way of thinking about war that lasted until the early twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333801765
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Ways of Seeing War 1793 1793 and After 1795-1802 The Peace of Amiens and After, 1802-5 Poetry and the Army: The War, 1807-8 Cintra and Corunna The Last Years Ways of Seeing War: The Poets Ways of Seeing War: The Soldiers Afterwords: De Qunicey, Ruskin, Hardy Bibliography Index

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