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Romanticism and the emotions

Author: Joel Faflak; Richard C Sha
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There has recently been a resurgence of interest in the importance of the emotions in Romantic literature and thought. This collection, the first to stress the centrality of the emotions to Romanticism, addresses a complex range of issues including the relation of affect to figuration and knowing, emotions and the discipline of knowledge, the motivational powers of emotion, and emotions as a shared ground of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Faflak; Richard C Sha
ISBN: 9781107052390 1107052394 9781107637283 1107637287
OCLC Number: 858549709
Description: x, 264 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: feeling Romanticism / Joel Faflak and Richard C. Sha --
The motion behind Romantic emotion : towards a chemistry and physics of feeling / Richard C. Sha --
'A certain mediocrity' : Adam Smith's moral behaviourism / Thomas Pfau --
Like love : the feel of Shelley's similes / Julie Carlson --
Jane Austen and the persuasion of happiness / Joel Faflak --
The general fast and humiliation : tracking feeling in wartime / Mary A. Favret --
A peculiar community : Mary Shelley, Godwin, and the abyss of emotion / Tilottama Rajan --
Emotion without content : primary affect and pure potentiality in Wordsworth / David Collings --
Kant's peace, Wordsworth's slumber / Jacques Khalip --
Living a ruined life : De Quincey's damage / Rei Terada.
Responsibility: edited by Joel Faflak and Richard C. Sha.

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The first essay collection to examine emotion across the span of Romantic literature and thought, in light of new scholarship.  Read more...

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