By Jon Klancher
A Concise spouse to the Romantic Age presents new views at the relationships among literature and tradition in Britain from 1780 to 1830
- Provides unique essays from various multi-disciplinary students at the Romantic period
- Includes clean insights into such subject matters as non secular controversy and politics, empire and nationalism, and the connection of Romanticism to modernist aesthetics
- Ranges around the Romantic era's literary, visible, and non-fictional genres
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Prickett, Stephen. (1996) Origins of Narrative: The Romantic Appropriation of the Bible. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Priestman, Martin. (2000) Romantic Atheism: Poetry and Freethought, 1780–1830. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. qxd 22/12/08 12:55 PM Page 35 Robert M. Maniquis Reardon, B. M. G. (1985) Religion in the Age of Romanticism: Studies in Early Nineteenth Century Thought. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Rupp, George. (1986) Religion in England 1688 –1791.
But in assessing its relationship to its cultural others, late eighteenthcentury Britain (the Britain of Sir William Jones and Edmund Burke) was not yet convinced that technological or socioeconomic development automatically implied cultural “improvement” as well – much less that Britain’s technological prowess and economic power necessarily translated into claims of cultural supremacy over other civilizations, particularly in the East (which was, and would remain, the major site of imperial activity after the loss of the American colonies).
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Kirschner, S. R. (1996) The Religious and Romantic Origins of Psychoanalysis. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Macaulay, Thomas Babington (1830, 1831/1907) “Moore’s Life of Lord Byron” and “John Bunyan” in Critical and Historical Essays, vol. II. (pp. 399– 410, 613– 42), ed. Ernest Rhys. J. M. Dent & Co. London. Maniquis, Robert M. (2002) “Filling Up and Emptying out the Sublime,” in Robert M. ), British Radical Culture of the 1790s (pp. 369–405).