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Author Jackson, Noel (Noel B.)

Title Science and sensation in romantic poetry / Noel Jackson
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Series Cambridge studies in romanticism ; no. 73
Cambridge studies in Romanticism ; no. 73
Contents Introduction : lyrical forms and empirical realities : reading Romanticism's "language of the sense" -- Senses of history : between the mind and the world -- Powers of suggestion : sensation, revolution, and Romantic aesthetics -- The "sense of history" and the history of the senses : periodizing perception in Wordsworth and Blake -- Senses of community : lyric subjectivity and "the culture of the feelings" -- Critical conditions : Coleridge, "common sense," and the literature of self-experiment -- Sense and consensus : Wordsworth, aesthetic culture, and the poet-physician -- The persistence of the aesthetic : afterlives of Romanticism -- John Keats and the sense of the future -- More than a feeling? : Walter Pater, Wilkie Collins, and the legacies of Wordsworthian aesthetics
Summary An investigation into the competing impulses of science and literary experience in the poetry of Wordsworth, Blake, Coleridge and Keats
Analysis Multi-User
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Aesthetics in literature.
English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Mind and body in literature.
Perception in literature.
Poets, English -- Aesthetics.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Senses and sensation in architecture.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
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