Cultures of the Sublime: Selected Readings, 1750-1830 by Cian Duffy,Peter Howell

By Cian Duffy,Peter Howell

This serious anthology examines where of the chic within the cultural background of the past due eighteenth century and Romantic interval. typically, the elegant has been linked to awesome ordinary phenomena and has been pointed out as a slim aesthetic or philosophical class. Cultures of the chic: chosen Readings, 1750-1830:

• recovers a broader context for engagements with, and writing approximately, the sublime
• deals a variety of texts from a variety of ostensibly unrelated components of data which either generate and examine elegant effects
• considers writings approximately mountains, cash, crowds, the Gothic, the unique and the human mind
• contextualises and helps the extracts with specified editorial commentary.

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