ISBN-10:
0415542103
ISBN-13:
9780415542104
Pub. Date:
06/05/2012
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Ruined by Design: Shaping Novels and Gardens in the Culture of Sensibility / Edition 1

Ruined by Design: Shaping Novels and Gardens in the Culture of Sensibility / Edition 1

by Inger Sigrun Brodey

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ISBN-13: 9780415542104
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/05/2012
Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

An award-winning teacher and essayist, Dr. Brodey is Assistant Professor in English and Comparative Literature and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has published extensively on Jane Austen, Laurence Sterne, Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Preromanticism, and the Culture of Sensibility.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Sensibility and its Discontents

Chapter One: Redeeming Ruin

Chapter Two: The Anatomy of Follies

Chapter Three: Reading Ruin

Chapter Four: Constructing Human Ruin

Afterword: The Luxuries of Distress

Notes

Index

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