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Author Gaull, Marilyn.

Title English romanticism : the human context / Marilyn Gaull
Edition First edition
Published New York : W.W. Norton, [1988]


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 MELB  821.09145 G2696/E  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 447 pages ; 22 cm
Contents People during the Romantic Age -- The literary marketplace -- Childrens' literature and education -- The Theater -- Poets and a gallery of "Sophisters, Economists, and Calculators" -- Heroes and Heroism -- Inventing the past -- Natural history and its illusion -- The Gothic -- Bards and Minstrelsy -- The poetry of life: the philosophical background -- Painting and other visual arts -- Science
Summary Discusses the poetry, painting, and science of the Romantic period and explains how the Romantics invented the past, studied nature, and created the gothic style
Analysis Poetry in English, 1800-1837. Romanticism - Critical studies
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [377]-416
Subject English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
United Kingdom -- Civilization -- 19th century.
LC no. 88001445
ISBN 0393025411