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John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

Author: Porscha Fermanis
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Keats is generally considered to be the least intellectually sophisticated of all the major Romantic poets, but he was a more serious thinker than either his contemporaries or later scholars have acknowledged. This book provides a major reassessment of Keats's intellectual life by considering his engagement with a formidable body of eighteenth-century thought from the work of Voltaire, Robertson, and Gibbon to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fermanis, Porscha, 1975-
John Keats and the ideas of the Enlightenment.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009415904
(OCoLC)423592419
Named Person: John Keats; John Keats; John Keats
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Porscha Fermanis
ISBN: 9780748637812 0748637818
OCLC Number: 889946637
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Apr 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : Keats, enlightenment and romanticism --
Ancients and moderns : literary history and the 'grand march of intellect' in Keats's Letters and the 1817 Poems --
Civil society : sentimental history and enlightenment socialisation in Endymion and The eve of St. Agnes --
The science of man : anthropological speculation and stadial theory in Hyperion --
Political economy : commerce, civic tradition and the luxury debate in Isabella and Lamia --
Moral philosophy : sympathetic identification, utility and the natural history of religion in The fall of Hyperion --
Afterword : Ode to Psyche and Ode on a Grecian urn.
Responsibility: Porscha Fermanis.

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This innovative study provides a major reassessment of Keats's intellectual life by considering his often overlooked engagement with a formidable body of eighteenth-century thought.  Read more...

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