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  1. Travel Narratives in Translation, 1750-1830

    Nationalism, Ideology, Gender

    Edited by Alison Martin, Susan Pickford

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This book examines how non-fictional travel accounts were rewritten, reshaped, and reoriented in translation between 1750 and 1850, a period that saw a sudden surge in the genre's popularity. It explores how these translations played a vital role in the transmission and circulation of knowledge...

    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 13th 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Dorothy Wordsworth's Ecology

    By Kenneth Cervelli

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Dorothy Wordsworth has a unique place in literary studies. Notoriously self-effacing, she assiduously eschewed publication, yet in her lifetime, her journals inspired William to write some of his best-known poems. Memorably depicting daily life in a particular environment (most famously, Grasmere),...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Poetic Language and Political Engagement in the Poetry of Keats

    By Jack L. Siler

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    In this incisive volume Siler traces the uneasy relationship between the content of Keats' poems and social history. In the process, he discovers that the early poems are linked with the mission statement of the radical journal Annals of the Fine Arts, whilst the poems after Endymion reveal a...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Alexander von Humboldt's Translantic Personae

    Edited by Vera M Kutzinski

    Who was Alexander von Humboldt? Was he really a lone genius? Was he another European apologist for colonialism in the Americas or the father of Latin American independence? Was he a roving Romanticist, or did his sensibilities belong to the Enlightenment? Naturalist, philosopher, historian, and...

    Published January 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Romanticism

    2nd Edition

    By Aidan Day

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Romanticism was a revolutionary intellectual and artistic movement which generated some of the most popular and influential texts in British and American literary history. This clear and engaging guide introduces the history, major writers and critical issues of this crucial era. This fully updated...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge