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  • British Romanticism and the Reception of Italian Old Master Art, 1793-1840by Maureen McCue

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Offering cultural, historical and literary readings of the responses to Italian Old Master art by early nineteenth-century writers, McCue illuminates the important role these artworks played in shaping the themes that are central to our understanding of Romanticism. She argues that they informed the writing of Romantic period authors, enabling them... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Romanticism in Literatureby Paul Varner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 124.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Romanticism in Literature takes a close and comprehensive look at romanticism in literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. more...

  • The Gothic and the Everydayby Lorna Piatti-Farnell; Maria Beville

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    The Gothic and the Everyday aims to regenerate interest in the Gothic within the experiential contexts of history, folklore, and tradition. By using the term 'living', this book recalls a collection of experiences that constructs the everyday in its social, cultural, and imaginary incarnations more...

  • The Gothic and the Everydayby Lorna Piatti-Farnell; Maria Beville

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    The Gothic and the Everyday aims to regenerate interest in the Gothic within the experiential contexts of history, folklore, and tradition. By using the term 'living', this book recalls a collection of experiences that constructs the everyday in its social, cultural, and imaginary incarnations more...

  • Race, Romanticism, and the Atlanticby Paul Youngquist

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    Highlighting the importance of diasporic people in shaping British Romanticism, this collection challenges descriptions of Romanticism as the expression of a national character or culture. Within the context of a circum-Atlantic world driven by an insatiable hunger for sugar and slaves, the contributors uncover the material contributions and the extraordinary... more...

  • The History of Gothic Publishing, 1800-1835by Dr Franz J. Potter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    To better understand and contextualise the twilight of the Gothic genre during the 1920s and 1830s, The History of Gothic Publishing, 1800-1835: Exhuming the Trade examines the disreputable aspects of the Gothic trade from its horrid bluebooks to the desperate hack writers who created the short tales of terror. From the Gothic publishers to the circulating... more...

  • Le Gothicby Avril Horner; Sue Zlosnik

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00

    This new collection of essays by major scholars in the field looks at the ways in which cross-fertilization has taken place in Gothic writing from France, Germany, Britain and America over the last 200 years, and argues that Gothic writing reflects international exchanges in theme and form. more...

  • The Most Dreadful Visitationby Valerie Pedlar

    Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 80.00

    Victorian literature is rife with scenes of madness, with mental disorder functioning as everything from a simple plot device to a commentary on the foundations of Victorian society. But while madness in Victorian fiction has been much studied, most scholarship has focused on the portrayal of madness in women; male mental disorder in the period has... more...

  • Romanticism and Linguistic Theoryby Marcus Tomalin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    This innovative and ground-breaking study explores the complex relationship between linguistic theory and literature during the Romantic period, focusing particularly on William Hazlitt's writings about linguistic theory and also†considering†figures such as†Leigh Hunt, Percy Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas De Quincey. more...

  • Emotionen in der Romantikby Walter Pape; Antje Arnold

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    The Romantic mode and representations of emotion would seem to be a perfect fit. By focusing on the esthetics of emotions, their genre-typical enactments and representation in the works of Arnim, GŁnderrode, Goethe, Heine, Hoffmann, Schiller, Tieck and others, the book presents a broad-based examination of this interaction. The articles in this volume... more...