Fellow Romantics: Male and Female British Writers, 1790–1835 by Beth Lau

By Beth Lau

starting with the idea that women and men of the Romantic interval have been energetic interlocutors who participated in lots of of a similar literary traditions and experiments, Fellow Romantics bargains an encouraged counterpoint to reviews of Romantic-era ladies writers that tension their changes from their male contemporaries. As they improve the paintings of students who've puzzled binary techniques to learning female and male writers, the participants variously hyperlink, between others, Charlotte Smith and William Wordsworth, Mary Robinson and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Felicia Hemans and Percy Bysshe Shelley, Jane Austen and the male Romantic poets. those pairings invite us to work out anew the paintings of either female and male writers by way of drawing our realization to usually overlooked points of every writer's paintings. right here we see writers of either sexes interacting of their shared old second, whereas the participants reorient our realization towards universal issues of engagement among female and male authors. what's won is a extra textured realizing of the interval that may function a version for destiny studies.

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