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Lessons of romanticism : a critical companion

Moving beyond views of European Romanticism as an essentially poetic development, this title strives to strengthen a critical awareness of the genres, historical institutions, and material practices that comprised the culture of the period. It reveals the practices that were at the heart of European Romantic life.
Print Book, English, 1998
Durham, NC : Duke of Wellington Press, London, 1998
Criticism, interpretation, etc
vii, 475 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780822320913, 0822320916
Acknowledgments ixIntroduction: Reading beyond Redemption: Historicism, Irony, and the Lessons of Romanticism / Thomas Pfau 1Varieties of Bildung in European Romanticism and Beyond Romanticism, Bildung, and the Literary Absolute / Marc Redfield 41The Inhibitions of Democracy on Romantic Political Thought: Thoreau's Democratic Individualism / Nancy L. Rosenblum 55Between Irony and Radicalism: The Other Way of a Romantic Education / Karen A. Weisman 76Friendly Instruction: Coleridge and the Discipline of Sociology / Regina Hewitt 89Keats and the Aesthetics of Critical Knowledge; or, The Ideology of Studying Romanticism at the Present Time / David S. Ferris 103Reading Habits: Scenes of Romantic Miseducation and the Challenge of Eco-Literacy / Marlon B. Ross 126Postmodernism, Romanticism, and John Clare / Theresa M. Kelley 157Images and Institutions of Cultural Literacy in Romanticism The Lessons of Swedenborg; or, The Origin of William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell / Joseph Viscomi 173Coleridge's Lessons in Translation: The "Logic" of the "Wildest Odes" / H.J. Jackson 213Some Romantic Images in Beethoven / Maynard Solomon 225"Lorenzo's" Liverpool and "Corinne's" Coppet: The Italianate Salon and Romantic Education / Nanora Sweet 244Liberty, Connection, and Tyranny: The Novels of Jane Austen and the Aesthetic Movement of the Picturesque / Jill Heydt-Stevenson 261The Royal Academy and the Annual Exhibition of the Viewing Public / C.S. Matheson 280Romantic Psychoanalysis: Keats, Identity, and "(The Fall of) Hyperion" / Joel Faflak 304"Their terrors came upon me tenfold": Literacy and Ghosts in John Clare's Autobiography / Richard G. Swartz 328Gender, Sexuality, and the (Un)Romantic Canon A Lesson in Romanticism: Gendering the Soul / Susan J. Wolfson 349What Happens When Jane Austen and Frances Burney Enter the Romantic Canon? / William Galperin 376Domesticating Gothic: Jane Austen, Ann Radcliffe, and National Romance / Miranda J. Burgess 392Learning What Hurts: Romanticism, Pedagogy, Violence / Adela Pinch 413Reforming Byron's Narcissism / Steven Bruhm 429"This Horrid Theatre of Human Sufferings": Gendering the Stages of History in Catharine Macaulay and Percy Bysshe Shelly / Greg Kucich 448Contributors 467Index 471