Beyond Romanticism: New Approaches to Texts and Contexts by Stephen Copley,John Whale

By Stephen Copley,John Whale

First released in 1992. Beyond Romanticism represents a considerable problem to conventional perspectives of the Romantic interval and gives a sustained critique of ‘Romantic ideology’. The debates with which it engages had formerly been under-represented within the research of Romanticism, the place the claims of background had by no means had particularly a similar prestige as they've got had in different classes, and the place self assurance in poetic literary worth continues to be excessive.


Individual essays learn the philosophical underpinnings of Romantic discourse; they survey analogous and competing discourses of the interval similar to mesmerism, Hellenism, orientalism and nationalism; and examine either the manifestations of Romanticism specifically old and textual moments, and the texts and modes of writing that have been traditionally marginalized or silenced by way of ‘the Romantic’. This identify could be of curiosity to scholars of literature.

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