Spheres of Action: Speech and Performance in Romantic by Alexander Dick,Angela Esterhammer

By Alexander Dick,Angela Esterhammer

With contributions from top Romanticist students who draw on literary historical past, functionality experiences, philosophy, linguistics, and anthropology, Spheres of Action examines the numerous intersections among language and function in the course of the Romantic interval. those essays ponder cultural phenomena akin to elocution and political oratory, newspaper journalism, public mourning, the functionality of gesture and garments in theatre - even a long-distance jogging contest. They research the complicated relationships between motion, company, and language in a number of cultural associations and media from the era.

Exploring facets of public talking and physique language, those essays suggest that knowing the tradition and associations of the Romantic interval calls for nuanced methods to functionality and company. the gathering additionally reviews the ways that the Romantics came upon either the efficiency and boundaries of performativity.

Presenting a boldly multifaceted portrait of Romantic tradition, Spheres of Action is vital analyzing for Romanticists, historians, and students with pursuits in language and performance.

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Race, Romanticism, and the Atlantic (Ashgate Series in by Paul, Professor Youngquist

By Paul, Professor Youngquist

In highlighting the the most important contributions of diasporic humans to British cultural construction, this significant assortment defamiliarizes winning descriptions of Romanticism because the expression of a countrywide personality or tradition. The participants process the interval from the point of view of the Atlantic maritime economic system, creating a robust case for viewing British Romanticism because the impression of myriad monetary and cultural exchanges taking place all through a circum-Atlantic global pushed by means of an insatiable starvation for sugar and slaves. commonly taken with no consideration, the cloth contributions of slaves, sailors, and servants formed Romanticism either despite and due to the serious stipulations they skilled through the Atlantic world.

The essays diversity from Sierra Leone to Jamaica to Nova Scotia to the metropole, studying not just the determined conditions of diasporic peoples but additionally the intense strength in their creativity and resistance. Of specific value is the emergence of race as a class of identification, type, and containment. Race, Romanticism, and the Atlantic explores that approach either economically and theoretically, displaying how race guarantees the endurance of servitude after abolition. even as, the gathering by no means loses sight of the extreme contributions diasporic peoples made to British tradition in the course of the Romantic era.

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Coleridge and the Daemonic Imagination (Nineteenth-Century by G. Leadbetter

By G. Leadbetter

via politics, faith and his dating with Wordsworth, the publication builds to a brand new interpretation of the poems the place Coleridge's daemonic mind's eye produces its myths: the traditional Mariner, Kubla Khan and Christabel . Re-reading the origins of Romanticism, Leadbetter unearths a Coleridge instantaneously extra known and extra strange.

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Visconti and the German Dream: Romanticism, Wagner and the by David Huckvale

By David Huckvale

Luchino Visconti’s trilogy of flicks Ludwig, dying in Venice and The Damned discover the advanced courting among the subjects and beliefs of German Romanticism and their influence at the disaster of the 3rd Reich. The character and works of Richard Wagner to a wide quantity epitomize German Romanticism as a complete, whereas the writings of Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche give you the maximum critique of this darkish and stricken yet elegant and emotionally overwhelming tradition. besides contrasting ways to this topic by way of different filmmakers equivalent to Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, Ken Russell and Tony Palmer, this publication explores how the preoccupations of the German Romantic circulate resulted in Nazism, and contrasts the ways that filmmakers have provided this continuum. The booklet additionally discusses the effect of Wagner’s musical dramas at the paintings type of the cinema itself.

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Sympathy, Sensibility and the Literature of Feeling in the by I. Csengei

By I. Csengei

What allows self-interest, cruelty and violence to turn into a part of the benevolent, compassionate ideology of eighteenth-century sensibility? This publication explores types of emotional reaction, together with sympathy, tears, swoons and melancholia via more than a few eighteenth-century literary, philosophical and medical texts.

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Coleridge on Dreaming: Romanticism, Dreams and the Medical by Jennifer Ford

By Jennifer Ford

This ebook is the 1st research of Coleridge's responses to his goals and to debates at the nature of dreaming between poets, philosophers and scientists within the Romantic interval. Coleridge wrote and skim generally at the topic, yet his assorted and unique rules have hitherto acquired little recognition. keeping off basically biographical or psychoanalytic methods, Jennifer Ford unearths as an alternative a wealthy old context for the ways that the main mysterious workings of the Romantic mind's eye have been explored and understood.

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Romanticism and Revolution: A Reader by Jon Mee,David Fallon

By Jon Mee,David Fallon

Romanticism and Revolution: A Readerpresents an anthology of the most important texts that either outlined the controversy over the French Revolution throughout the 1790s and inspired the Romantic authors.

  • Presents readings chronologically to permit readers to adventure the unfolding of the controversy because it happened within the 1790s
  • Provides an accessible and in-depth sampling of the main participants to the Revolution debate, from cost, Burke, and Paine to Wollstonecraft and Godwin 

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Romanticism/Judaica: A Convergence of Cultures by Sheila A, Dr Spector

By Sheila A, Dr Spector

The twelve essays in Romanticism/Judaica discover the 4 significant cultural strands that experience converged from the French Revolution to the current. the 1st part, Nationalism and Diasporeanism, includes essays at the diasporean mentality of the Romantics, Byron's angle in the direction of nationalism, and varnish immigrant Hyman Hurwitz's try to achieve popularity one of the British via having Coleridge translate his Hebrew elegy for Princess Charlotte. Essays of the second one part, faith and Anti-Semitism, take care of the complexities of Jewish/Christian relatives within the Romantic interval. in particular, they talk about thinker Solomon Maimon's loss of reaction to Kant's anti-Semitism, novelist Maria Polack's use of Christian subject material to wrestle anti-Semitism, and short-story author Grace Aguilar's incorporation of the British Bible-centered Evangelical tradition, in addition to a number of strands of British Romanticism.

In the 3rd part, Individualism and Assimilationism, essays examine other ways the Jews have been assimilated into the dominant tradition, in particular in the course of the theater, activities and and post-Enlightenment philosophy. eventually, the amount concludes with feedback and mirrored image: a revaluation of previous scholarship on Anglo-Jewish literature; the institution of Harold Fisch's covenantal hermeneutics as a version for interpreting Keats; and an research of Lionel Trilling, M. H. Abrams, Harold Bloom and Geoffrey Hartman when it comes to their Jewish origins, suggesting the additional implications for Romanticism as a field.

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