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  • Coleridge the Poetby George Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1966. Despite the intense interest in Coleridge in the twentieth century, this book represents the first study of Coleridge?s poetry to be published in Britain. It is also the first to be based upon the conclusion that Coleridge?s greatness as a poet is a matter of achievement rather than aspiration and to argue that his literary... more...

  • Coleridgeby Katharine Cooke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1979, this book provides thorough a guide through Coleridge?s diverse body of work, looking not just his poetry but also his literary criticism and theories, plays, political journalism and theory, and writings on religion and philosophy. The author is careful to avoid emphasising one aspect of his work over another and consequently... more...

  • Romantic Paradoxby C.C. Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1962, this book reveals unexpected complexity or equivocation in Wordsworth?s use of certain key words, particularly ?image?, ?form? and ?shape?. The author endeavours to show that this complexity is related to the poet?s awareness of the ambiguity of the perceptual process. Numerous passages from The Prelude and other poems are... more...

  • Romanticism and the Materiality of Natureby Onno Oerlemans

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2002; Not Available

    Oerlemans extends current eco-critical views by synthesizing a range of viewpoints from the Romantic period. more...

  • Inquiring Spiritby Kathleen Coburn

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1979; Not Available

    Selections from Coleridge's works including The Friend , Essays on His Own Times , Aids to Reflection , the Statesman's Manual, Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit , and  Table Talk , and from other lesser known works are arranged by topic. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    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$ 100.00

    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$ 105.00

    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$ 137.95

    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... more...