Tracing Women`s Romanticism: Gender, History, and Transcendence, Lokke Kari E.
Автор: Heymans Peter Название: Animality in British Romanticism ISBN: 0415507308 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415507301 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 14438 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
The scientific, political, and industrial revolutions of the Romantic period transformed the status of humans and redefined the concept of species. This book examines literary representations of human and non-human animality in British Romanticism. The book 's novel approach focuses on the role of aesthetic taste in the Romantic understanding of the animal. Concentrating on the discourses of the sublime, the beautiful, and the ugly, Heymans argues that the Romantics aesthetic views of animality influenced and were influenced by their moral, scientific, political, and theological judgment. The study reveals how feelings of environmental alienation and disgust played a positive moral role in animal rights poetry, why ugliness presented such a major problem for Romantic-period scientists and theologians, and how, in political writings, the violent yet awe-inspiring power of exotic species came to symbolize the beauty and terror of the French Revolution.
Linking the works of Wordsworth, Blake, Coleridge, Byron, the Shelleys, Erasmus Darwin, and William Paley to the theories of Immanuel Kant and Edmund Burke, this book brings an original perspective to the fields of ecocriticism, animal studies, and literature and science studies.
Описание: Romanticism has often been associated with the mode of lyric, or otherwise confined within mainstream genres. As a result, we have neglected the sheer diversity and generic hybridity of a literature that ranged from the Gothic novel to the national tale, from monthly periodicals to fictionalized autobiography. In this volume leading scholars of the period explore the ways in which the Romantics developed genre from a taxonomical given into a cultural category, so as to make it the scene of an ongoing struggle between fixed norms and new initiatives. Focusing on non-canonical writers (such as Thelwall, Godwin and the novelists of the 1790s), or placing authors such as Wordsworth and Byron in a non-canonical context, these essays explore the psychic and social politics of genre from a variety of theoretical perspectives, while the introduction looks at how genre itself was rethought by Romantic criticism.
Автор: Haywood Название: Romanticism and Caricature ISBN: 1107044219 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107044210 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 8052 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Ian Haywood explores the 'Golden Age' of caricature through the close reading of key, iconic prints by artists including James Gillray, George and Robert Cruikshank, and Thomas Rowlandson. This approach both illuminates the visual and ideological complexity of graphic satire and demonstrates how this art form transformed Romantic-era politics into a unique and compelling spectacle of corruption, monstrosity and resistance. New light is cast on major Romantic controversies including the 'revolution debate' of the 1790s, the impact of Thomas Paine's 'infidel' Age of Reason, the introduction of paper money and the resulting explosion of executions for forgery, the propaganda campaign against Napoleon, the revolution in Spain, the Peterloo massacre, the Queen Caroline scandal, and the Reform Bill crisis. Overall, the volume offers important new insights into the relationship between art, satire and politics in a key period of history.
Автор: Brennan, Thomas Название: Trauma, transcendence, and trust ISBN: 0230104967 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780230104969 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 8881 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Thomas Brennan finds roots of the `sensibility of trauma` by returning to the work of Wordsworth, Tennyson, and Eliot. By reading these poets of mourning through the framework of trauma, Brennan reflects on our traumatized moment and weighs two potential responses - the fantasy of transcendence and the ethic of trust.
Описание: In this volume a team of international contributors explore the way modern conceptions of what constitutes an individual’s life-story emerged in the seventeenth and eighteenth century. The Enlightenment idea of the self - an autonomous individual, testing rules imposed from without against a personal sensibility nourished from within - is today vigorously contested. By analysing early-modern ‘life writing’ in all its variety, from private diaries and correspondences to public confessions and philosophical portraits, this volume shows that the relation between self and community is more complex and more intimate than supposed. Spanning the period from the end of the Renaissance to the eve of Romanticism in Western Europe, a period in which the explosion of print culture afforded unprecedented opportunities for the circulation of life stories from all classes, this book examines the public assertion of self by men and women in England, France and Germany from the Renaissance to Romanticism.
Автор: Jerome McGann Название: Byron and Romanticism ISBN: 0521809584 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521809580 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 8628 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This collection of essays represents twenty-five years of work by one of the most important critics of Romanticism and Byron studies, Jerome McGann. The collection demonstrates McGann’s evolution as a scholar, editor, critic, theorist, and historian. His ‘General Analytic and Historical Introduction’ to the collection presents a meditation on the history of his own research on Byron, in particular how scholarly editing interacted with the theoretical innovations in literary criticism over the last quarter of the twentieth century. McGann’s receptiveness to dialogic forms of criticism is also illustrated in this collection, which contains an interview and concludes with a dialogue between McGann and the editor. Many of these essays have previously been available only in specialist scholarly journals. Now McGann’s influential work on Byron can be appreciated more widely by new generations of students and scholars.
Автор: Roe, Nicholas Название: Romanticism ISBN: 0199258406 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199258406 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 5751 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A comprehensive guide to the richness and diversity of the Romantic field. This book includes 46 specially commissioned chapters by an international team of leading scholars and combines chapters offering background and contextual information with detailed readings of Romantic texts.
Автор: Edited by Gerard Carruthers Название: English Romanticism and the Celtic World ISBN: 052181085X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521810852 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 8628 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: English Romanticism and the Celtic World explores the way in which British Romantic writers responded to the national and cultural identities of the ‘four nations’ England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The essays collected here, by specialists in the field, interrogate the cultural centres as well as the peripheries of Romanticism, and the interactions between these. They underline ‘Celticism’ as an emergent strand of cultural ethnicity during the eighteenth century, examining the constructions of Celticness and Britishness in the Romantic period, including the ways in which the ‘Celtic’ countries viewed themselves in the light of Romanticism. Other topics include the development of Welsh antiquarianism, the Ossian controversy, Irish nationalism, Celtic landscapes, Romantic form and Orientalism. The collection covers writing by Blake, Wordsworth, Scott, Byron and Shelley, and will be of interest to scholars of Romanticism and Celtic Studies.
Автор: Daniel E. White Название: Early Romanticism and Religious Dissent ISBN: 052185895X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521858953 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 8628 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Religious diversity and ferment characterize the period that gave rise to Romanticism in England. It is generally known that many individuals who contributed to the new literatures of the late eighteenth century came from Dissenting backgrounds, but we nonetheless often underestimate the full significance of nonconformist beliefs and practices during this period. Daniel White provides a clear and useful introduction to Dissenting communities, focusing on Anna Barbauld and her familial network of heterodox 'liberal' Dissenters whose religious, literary, educational, political, and economic activities shaped the public culture of early Romanticism in England. He goes on to analyze the roles of nonconformity within the lives and writings of William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert Southey, offering a Dissenting genealogy of the Romantic movement.
Автор: Andrew M. Stauffer Название: Anger, Revolution, and Romanticism ISBN: 0521846757 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521846752 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 8628 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Romantic age was one of anger and its consequences: revolution and reaction, terror and war. Andrew M. Stauffer explores the changing place of anger in the literature and culture of the period, as Englishmen and women rethought their relationship to the aggressive passions in the wake of the French Revolution. Drawing on diverse fields and discourses such as aesthetics, politics, medicine, and the law, and tracing the classical legacy the Romantics inherited, Stauffer charts the period's struggle to define the relationship of anger to justice and the creative self. In their poetry and prose, Romantic authors including Blake, Coleridge, Godwin, Shelley, and Byron negotiate the meanings of indignation and rage amidst a clamorous debate over the place of anger in art and in civil society. This innovative book has much to contribute to the understanding of Romantic literature and the cultural history of the emotions.
Автор: Helen Thomas Название: Romanticism and Slave Narratives ISBN: 0521604567 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521604567 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3795 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Helen Thomas’s study opens a new avenue for Romantic literary studies by exploring connections with literature produced by slaves, slave owners, abolitionists and radical dissenters between 1770 and 1830. In the first major attempt to relate canonical Romantic texts to the writings of the African diaspora, she investigates English literary Romanticism in the context of a transatlantic culture, and African culture in the context of eighteenth-century Britain. In so doing, the book reveals an intertextual dialogue between two diverse yet equally rich cultural spheres, and their corresponding systems of thought, epistemology and expression. Showing how marginalised slaves and alienated radical dissenters contributed to transatlantic debates over civil and religious liberties, Helen Thomas remaps Romantic literature on this broader canvas of cultural exchanges, geographical migrations and identity-transformation, in the years before and after the abolition of the slave trade.
Автор: Alan Richardson Название: British Romanticism and the Science of the Mind ISBN: 0521781914 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521781916 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 8628 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In this provocative and original study, Alan Richardson examines an entire range of intellectual, cultural, and ideological points of contact between British Romantic literary writing and the pioneering brain science of the time. Richardson breaks new ground in two fields, revealing a significant and undervalued facet of British Romanticism while demonstrating the ‘Romantic’ character of early neuroscience. Crucial notions like the active mind, organicism, the unconscious, the fragmented subject, instinct and intuition, arising simultaneously within the literature and psychology of the era, take on unsuspected valences that transform conventional accounts of Romantic cultural history. Neglected issues like the corporeality of mind, the role of non-linguistic communication, and the peculiarly Romantic understanding of cultural universals are reopened in discussions that bring new light to bear on long-standing critical puzzles, from Coleridge’s suppression of ‘Kubla Khan’, to Wordsworth’s perplexing theory of poetic language, to Austen’s interest in head injury.
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