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Author Richardson, Alan, 1955-

Title British Romanticism and the science of the mind / Alan Richardson
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 243 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge studies in Romanticism ; 47
Cambridge studies in Romanticism ; 47
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE Introduction: neural Romanticism; CHAPTER TWO Coleridge and the new unconscious; CHAPTER THREE A beating mind: Wordsworth's poetics and the science of feelingsŽ; CHAPTER FOUR Of heartache and head injury: minds, brains, and the subject of Persuasion; CHAPTER FIVE Keats and the glories of the brain; CHAPTER SIX Embodied universalism, Romantic discourse, and the anthropological imagination; CHAPTER SEVEN Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary In this provocative and original study, poets such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Keats, and novelists such as Jane Austen and Mary Shelley, are shown to have shared a surprising extent of common ground with pioneering brain scientists include Erasmus Darwin and F.J. Gall
Analysis Electronic books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-236) and index
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Subject Brain -- Research -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Mind and body in literature.
Neurosciences -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Psychology in literature.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00050356
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