The Romantics: England in a Revolutionary Age (Large Print 16pt)

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Now in paperback, the great historian''s provocative account of the rise of Romanticism. Combining his incomparable knowledge of English history with an original interpretation of British literature of the late 18th and early nineteenth century, E. P. Thompson traces the intellectual influences and societal pressures that gave rise to the English Romantic movement. Writing with great passion and literary force, Thompson examines the interaction between politics and literature at the beginning of the modern age, ...
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Overview

Now in paperback, the great historian''s provocative account of the rise of Romanticism. Combining his incomparable knowledge of English history with an original interpretation of British literature of the late 18th and early nineteenth century, E. P. Thompson traces the intellectual influences and societal pressures that gave rise to the English Romantic movement. Writing with great passion and literary force, Thompson examines the interaction between politics and literature at the beginning of the modern age, focusing in on the turbulent 1790s -- the time of the French and American revolutions -- through the celebrated writings of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Mary Wollstonecraft.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781459604667
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Pages: 356
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.01 (h) x 0.74 (d)

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