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Science and Sensation in Romantic Poetry
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  • Page extent: 308 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.62 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 821/.709353
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PR590 .J33 2008
  • LC Subject headings:
    • English poetry--19th century--History and criticism
    • English poetry--18th century--History and criticism
    • Senses and sensation in literature
    • Mind and body in literature
    • Perception in literature

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Science and Sensation in Romantic Poetry
Cambridge University Press
9780521869379 - SCIENCE AND SENSATION IN ROMANTIC POETRY - by Noel Jackson
Table of Contents




Contents

List of illustrations page ix
Acknowledgments xi
List of abbreviations xiii
Introduction: Lyrical forms and empirical realities: reading  Romanticism’s “language of the sense” 1
PART I SENSES OF HISTORY: BETWEEN THE MIND AND THE WORLD 21
1 Powers of suggestion: sensation, revolution, and Romantic aesthetics 23
2 The “sense of history” and the history of the senses: periodizing perception in Wordsworth and Blake 64
PART II SENSES OF COMMUNITY: LYRIC SUBJECTIVITY AND “THE CULTURE OF THE FEELINGS” 101
3 Critical conditions: Coleridge, “common sense,” and the literature of self-experiment 103
4 Sense and consensus: Wordsworth, aesthetic culture, and the poet-physician 132
PART III THE PERSISTENCE OF THE AESTHETIC: AFTERLIVES OF ROMANTICISM 163
5 John Keats and the sense of the future 165
6 More than a feeling? Walter Pater, Wilkie Collins, and the legacies of Wordsworthian aesthetics 197
Notes 221
Select bibliography 271
Index 284





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