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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism

Volume 5. Romanticism

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Paul H. Fry, Alfredo De Paz (trans. Albert Sbragia), David Simpson, Helmut J. Schneider, Joel Black, E. S. Shaffer, Kurt Mueller-Vollmer, David Wellbery, Gary Handwerk, Tilottama Rajan, Marshall Brown, Jonathan Arac, Jon Klancher, Theresa M. Kelley, David Perkins, Herbert Lindenberger
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  • Date Published: January 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521317214

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  • This latest volume in the celebrated Cambridge History of Literary Criticism addresses literary criticism of the Romantic period, chiefly in Europe. Its seventeen chapters are by internationally respected academics and explore a range of key topics and themes. The book is designed to help readers locate essential information and to develop approaches and viewpoints for a deeper understanding of issues discussed by Romantic critics or that were fundamental to their works. Primary and secondary bibliographies provide a guide for further research.

    • Major standard reference work on a key period of literary criticism
    • Written by leading scholars in the field of literary criticism in the Romantic period
    • Primary and secondary bibliographies provide a starting point for further research
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "Constitutes an important contribution to the history of European ideas during the Romantic era." The European Legacy

    "Marshall Brown and Cambridge University Press are to be congratulated...[Brown] has done an exceptional job in developing a volume of uniform excellence." Romantic Circles Reviews

    "Magisterial...I cannot encapsulate the achievement of this ipressively comparatist collection." Studies in English Literature

    "Cambridge knows how to do this series, and this latest volume is no exception." Nineteenth Century French Studies

    "The Romanticism volume in the Cambridge History of Literary Criticism series is a substantial resource for scholars and students interested in the history of ideas about literature, aesthetics, rhetoric, language, hermeneutics, communication, authorship and readership." English Studies in Canada, University of Alberta

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    • Date Published: January 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521317214
    • length: 506 pages
    • dimensions: 230 x 154 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.81kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. Classical standards in the Romantic period Paul H. Fry
    2. Innovation and modernity Alfredo De Paz (trans. Albert Sbragia)
    3. The French Revolution David Simpson
    4. Transcendental philosophy and romantic criticism David Simpson
    5. Nature Helmut J. Schneider
    6. Scientific models Joel Black
    7. Religion and literature E. S. Shaffer
    8. Romantic language theory and the art of understanding Kurt Mueller-Vollmer
    9. The Romantic transformation of rhetoric David Wellbery
    10. Romantic irony Gary Handwerk
    11. Theories of genre Tilottama Rajan
    12. Theory of the novel Marshall Brown
    13. The impact of Shakespeare Jonathan Arac
    14. The vocation of criticism and the crisis of the republic of letters Jon Klancher
    15. Women, gender, and literary criticism Theresa M. Kelley
    16. Literary history and historicism David Perkins
    17. Literature and the other arts Herbert Lindenberger
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    Index.

  • Editor

    Marshall Brown, University of Washington
    Marshall Brown in Professor of English at the University of Washington.

    Contributors

    Paul H. Fry, Alfredo De Paz (trans. Albert Sbragia), David Simpson, Helmut J. Schneider, Joel Black, E. S. Shaffer, Kurt Mueller-Vollmer, David Wellbery, Gary Handwerk, Tilottama Rajan, Marshall Brown, Jonathan Arac, Jon Klancher, Theresa M. Kelley, David Perkins, Herbert Lindenberger

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