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At the Limits of Romanticism : Essays in Cultural, Feminist, and Materialist Criticism - Mary A. Favret

At the Limits of Romanticism

Essays in Cultural, Feminist, and Materialist Criticism

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..". provocative insights."A -- Nineteenth-Century Literature

..". a series of well researched and persuasive essays examining what has been traditionally excluded from the Romantic literary canon: the feminine, the domestic, the local, collective, sentimental and novelistic." -- Women's Studies Network (UK) Association Newsletter

..". a contribution of real quality to ongoing debates." -- British Journal for 18th Century Studies

The essays in this collection question romanticism's suppression of the feminine, the material, and the collective, and its opposition to readings centering on these concerns.

" ... provocative insights." --Nineteenth-Century Literature "... a series of well researched and persuasive essays examining what has been traditionally excluded from the Romantic literary canon: the feminine, the domestic, the local, collective, sentimental and novelistic." --Women's Studies Network (UK) Association Newsletter "... a contribution of real quality to ongoing debates." --British Journal for 18th Century Studies

Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
Wordsworth and Romanticism in the Academyp. 21
Climbing Parnassus, and Falling Offp. 40
A Home for Art: Painting, Poetry, and Domestic Interiorsp. 59
"A Voice from Across the Sea": Communitarianism at the Limits of Romanticismp. 83
The Uneducated Imagination: Romantic Representations of Laborp. 101
Sexual Politics and Literary History: William Hazlitt's Keswick Escapade and Sarah Hazlitt's Journalp. 125
"Why Should I Wish for Words?": Literacy, Articulation, and the Borders of Literary Culturep. 143
History, Imperialism, and the Aesthetics of the Beautiful: Hemans and the Post-Napoleonic Momentp. 170
Trans-figuring Byronic Identityp. 185
Butchering James Hogg: Romantic Identity in the Magazine Marketp. 207
"An Embarrassing Subject": Use Value and Exchange Value in Early Gothic Characterizationp. 225
"Liquidating the Sublime": Gossip in Scott's Novelsp. 246
Romantic Criticism: The State of the Artp. 269
Notes on Contributorsp. 283
Indexp. 285
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ISBN: 9780253208538
ISBN-10: 025320853X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 302
Published: 22nd April 1994
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.43