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  1. German Romanticism and Science

    The Procreative Poetics of Goethe, Novalis, and Ritter

    By Jocelyn Holland

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Situated at the intersection of literature and science, Holland's study draws upon a diverse corpus of literary and scientific texts which testify to a cultural fascination with procreation around 1800. Through readings which range from Goethe’s writing on metamorphosis to Novalis’s aphorisms and...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Romantic Representations of British India

    Edited by Michael J Franklin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Michael J. Franklin's Romantic Representations of British India is a timely study of the impact of Orientalist knowledge upon British culture during the Romantic period. The subject of the book is not so much India, but the British cultural understanding of India, particularly between 1750 and 1850...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Romantic Genius and the Literary Magazine

    Biography, Celebrity, Politics

    By David Higgins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    In early nineteenth-century Britain, there was unprecedented interest in the subject of genius, as well as in the personalities and private lives of creative artists. This was also a period in which literary magazines were powerful arbiters of taste, helping to shape the ideological consciousness...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Romanticism, History, Historicism

    Essays on an Orthodoxy

    Edited by Damian Walford Davies

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    The "(re)turn to history" in Romantic Studies in the 1980s marked the beginning of a critical orthodoxy that continues to condition, if not define, our sense of the Romantic period twenty-five years on. Romantic New Historicism’s revisionary engagements have played a central role in the realignment...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Keats and Philosophy

    The Life of Sensations

    By Shahidha Kazi Bari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    John Keats remains one of the most familiar and beloved of English poets, but has received surprisingly little critical attention in recent years. This study is a fresh contribution to Keats criticism and Romantic scholarship, positioning Keats as a figure of philosophical interest who warrants...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Animality in British Romanticism

    The Aesthetics of Species

    By Peter Heymans

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    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...

    Published April 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Meaning of Life in Romantic Poetry and Poetics

    By Ross Wilson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    This volume brings together an impressive range of established and emerging scholars to investigate the meaning of ‘life’ in Romantic poetry and poetics. This investigation involves sustained attention to a set of challenging questions at the heart of British Romantic poetic practice and theory. Is...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Romanticism and Visuality

    Fragments, History, Spectacle

    By Sophie Thomas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    This book investigates the productive crosscurrents between visual culture and literary texts in the Romantic period, focusing on the construction and manipulation of the visual, the impact of new visual media on the literary and historical imagination, and on fragments and ruins as occupying the...

    Published February 11th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Thomas De Quincey

    New Theoretical and Critical Directions

    Edited by Robert Morrison, Daniel S. Roberts

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    The ongoing critical fascination with Thomas De Quincey and the burgeoning recognition of the centrality of his writings to the Romantic age and beyond necessitates a critical examination of De Quincey. In this spirit, ten of the top De Quincey scholars in the world have come...

    Published November 22nd 2009 by Routledge