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Rhetoric of Romanticism / Edition 1
     

Rhetoric of Romanticism / Edition 1

by Paul de de Man
 

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ISBN-10: 0231055277

ISBN-13: 2900231055276

Pub. Date: 09/10/1986

Publisher: Columbia University Press

This last work by Paul de Man before his death in 1983 brings together what is essentially his complete work on the study of European Romanticism and post-Romanticism.

De Man´s work made writing about literature difficult, if irresistible, by inciting a tense awareness of the implicit claims or assumptions entailed in every interpretive move or rhetorical

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This last work by Paul de Man before his death in 1983 brings together what is essentially his complete work on the study of European Romanticism and post-Romanticism.

De Man´s work made writing about literature difficult, if irresistible, by inciting a tense awareness of the implicit claims or assumptions entailed in every interpretive move or rhetorical gesture. (Cynthia Chase, author of Decomposing Figures: Rhetorical Readings in the Romantic Tradition)

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ISBN-13:
2900231055276
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
09/10/1986
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
327

Table of Contents

Preface1 Intentional Structure of the Romantic Image2 The Image of Rousseau in the Poetry of Holderlin3 Wordsworth and Holderlin4 Autobiography As De-Facement5 Wordsworth and the Victorians6 Shelley Disfigured7 Symbolic Landscape in Wordsworth and Yeats8 Image and Emblem in Yeats9 Anthropomorphism and Trope in the Lyric10 Aesthetic Formalization: Kleist's Uber das MarionettentheaterNotesBibliography for Essay 8Notes on PermissionsIndex

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