The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism

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Eleven original essays provide readers with access to the historical roots, intellectual ferment and cultural range of British Romanticism. A chronology of major publications and events, as well as an extensive guide to further reading is included.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521421935
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 1/30/1993
  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 311
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Stuart Curran is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

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List of contributors



1 Romanticism and the "schools" of criticism and theory 1

2 Romanticism and Enlightenment Jerrold E. Hogle Hogle, Jerrold E. 34

3 Poetry in an age of revolution Marshall Brown Brown, Marshall 56

4 German Romantic Idealism P.M.S. Dawson Dawson, P. M. S. 82

5 Romanticism and language Peter Thorslev Thorslev, Peter 103

6 Culture's medium: the role of the Review William Keach Keach, William 127

7 Publishing and the provinces in Romantic-era Britain Marilyn Butler Butler, Marilyn 153

8 Women readers, women writers Stephen C. Behrendt Behrendt, Stephen C. 169

9 Romantic fiction Stuart Curran Curran, Stuart 187

10 Romantic poetry: why and wherefore? Gary Kelly Kelly, Gary 209

11 The sister arts in British Romanticism Stuart Curran Curran, Stuart 229

Guide to further reading Morris Eaves Eaves, Morris 262

Index Morris Eaves Eaves, Morris 275

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