Beyond Romanticism: New Approaches to Texts and Contexts by Stephen Copley,John Whale

By Stephen Copley,John Whale

First released in 1992. Beyond Romanticism represents a considerable problem to standard perspectives of the Romantic interval and gives a sustained critique of ‘Romantic ideology’. The debates with which it engages had formerly been under-represented within the learn of Romanticism, the place the claims of heritage had by no means had rather a similar prestige as they've got had in different classes, and the place self belief in poetic literary price is still excessive.

Individual essays research the philosophical underpinnings of Romantic discourse; they survey analogous and competing discourses of the interval equivalent to mesmerism, Hellenism, orientalism and nationalism; and examine either the manifestations of Romanticism particularly old and textual moments, and the texts and modes of writing which were traditionally marginalized or silenced through ‘the Romantic’. This name can be of curiosity to scholars of literature.

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