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English Literature In Context

Author : Paul Poplawski
ISBN : 9781107141674
Genre : Literary Criticism
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From Anglo-Saxon runes to postcolonial rap, this undergraduate textbook covers the social and historical contexts of the whole of the English literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Romanticism In National Context

Author : Roy Porter
ISBN : 0521339138
Genre : History
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Special emphasis is placed on the interplay between Romantic culture and social, political and economic change in this study of the course of Romanticism in various European countries.
Category: History

The Cambridge Companion To British Romanticism

Author : Stuart Curran
ISBN : 9781139824866
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This new edition of The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism has been fully revised and updated and includes two wholly new essays, one on recent developments in the field, and one on the rapidly expanding publishing industry of this period. It also features a comprehensive chronology and a fully up-to-date guide to further reading. For the past decade and more the Companion has been a much-admired and widely-used account of the phenomenon of British Romanticism that has inspired students to look at Romantic literature from a variety of critical angles and approaches. In this new incarnation, the volume will continue to be a standard guide for students of Romantic literature and its contexts.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Two Romanticisms And Other Essays

Author : William Christie
ISBN : 9781743324646
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Romantic period is the most appealing but also the most confusing period of English literature for the student. Crucially, this book distinguishes between 'the Romantic' as modern critics use the term and 'the romantic' as it was used during the period itself. The Two Romanticisms, and Other Essays is a collection of critical essays on Romanticism and select Romantic texts, designed to help teachers and students to make sense of the period as a whole and of the poems and novels that appear most frequently on school and university curricula. Each chapter offers a self-contained reading of a different canonical work while engaging with broader themes. Through close readings of Jane Austen, Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley and William Wordsworth, Professor Christie explores the complexities of the Romantic period and offers fresh insights into pivotal Romantic texts.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Cambridge Companion To British Romantic Poetry

Author : Maureen N. McLane
ISBN : 9781139827904
Genre : Literary Criticism
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More than any other period of British literature, Romanticism is strongly identified with a single genre. Romantic poetry has been one of the most enduring, best loved, most widely read and most frequently studied genres for two centuries and remains no less so today. This Companion offers a comprehensive overview and interpretation of the poetry of the period in its literary and historical contexts. The essays consider its metrical, formal, and linguistic features; its relation to history; its influence on other genres; its reflections of empire and nationalism, both within and outside the British Isles; and the various implications of oral transmission and the rapid expansion of print culture and mass readership. Attention is given to the work of less well-known or recently rediscovered authors, alongside the achievements of some of the greatest poets in the English language: Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, Scott, Burns, Keats, Shelley, Byron and Clare.
Category: Literary Criticism

John Clare In Context

Author : Geoffrey Summerfield
ISBN : 0521445477
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Critics including Seamus Heaney provide a welcome reappraisal in the wake of Clare's bicentenary.
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Romanticism And Postmodernism

Author : Edward Larrissy
ISBN : 0521642728
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This 1999 book considers the complicated relationship between postmodernism and Romanticism.
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The Persistence Of Romanticism

Author : Richard Eldridge
ISBN : 0521804817
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume, first published in 2001, argues that Romantic thought remains central to both artistic work and philosophical understanding.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Cambridge Introduction To British Romantic Poetry

Author : Michael Ferber
ISBN : 9780521769068
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An engaging guide to reading, understanding and enjoying Romantic verse, designed for students approaching the period for the first time.
Category: Literary Criticism