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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. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Shelley
    Edited by Michael O'Neil
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  2. Romanticism
    Edited by Cynthia Chase
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  3. Language and Relationship in Wordsworth's Writing
    By Michael Baron
    To Be Published November 2nd 2014
  4. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    By Simon Avery, Rebecca Stott
    To Be Published November 2nd 2014
  5. British Romanticism: Criticism and Debates
    Edited by Mark Canuel
    To Be Published November 25th 2014

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