Romanticism, Economics and the Question of 'Culture'

Romanticism, Economics and the Question of 'Culture'

by Philip Connell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199282056

ISBN-13: 9780199282050

Pub. Date: 05/26/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Drawing on a wide range of source material, the book situates canonical Romantic writers within a nuanced, and highly detailed ideological context, while challenging our inherited understanding of the Romantic tradition itself as the social conscience of nineteenth-century capitalism.

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Drawing on a wide range of source material, the book situates canonical Romantic writers within a nuanced, and highly detailed ideological context, while challenging our inherited understanding of the Romantic tradition itself as the social conscience of nineteenth-century capitalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199282050
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/26/2005
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, 'The Condition of England'
1. 'A Deeper Nature': Malthus, Poetry and Political economy
2. Moral Culture and the March of Mind: Economics and Education in the Early Nineteenth Century
3. The Politics of Apostasy: Coleridge, Wordsworth and Lake School Literary Conservatism
4. Radicals, Reformers and Legislators of the World
5. Robert Southey and the Infections of Commerce
Conclusion, The Politics of Romanticism
Select Bibliography
Index

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