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Author Pladek, Brittany, author

Title The poetics of palliation : romantic literary therapy, 1790-1850 / Brittany Pladek
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 279 pages)
Series Romantic reconfigurations : studies in literature and culture 1780-1850
Romantic reconfigurations
Summary The Poetics of Palliation argues that Romanticism developed richer literary therapies than its contemporary reception remembers. By reading Romantic writers against Georgian medical ethics, Poetics recovers their models of literature as comfort and sustenance, challenging a health humanities tradition that sees literary therapy primarily as cure
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource ; title from PDF title page (EBSCO ; viewed July 18, 2019)
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Literature and medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Literature and medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Literature, Modern -- Appreciation -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Literature, Modern -- Appreciation -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Psychology and literature -- History -- 18th century
Psychology and literature -- History -- 19th century
Romanticism -- Great Britain
English literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literature and medicine.
Literature, Modern -- Appreciation.
Psychology and literature.
Romanticism.
United Kingdom.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1786942836 (electronic bk.)
9781786942838 (electronic bk.)