Preromanticism (Book, 1991) []
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Author: Marshall Brown
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume seeks the common ground of British literature from 1740 to 1798 not in the foreshadowing of Romanticism but in incomplete discoveries and in impediments to expression that Romanticism was  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Brown
ISBN: 0804715610 9780804715614 0804722110 9780804722117
OCLC Number: 22624676
Description: xiv, 500 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: On textual production --
The urbane sublime --
Transcendental aesthetics --
The discovery of consciousness --
The economy of sensibility --
Goldsmith's endings --
The vicar of Wakefield : the invention of plot --
She stoops to conquer : from farce to organism --
Sheridan's semiotics --
Beaumarchais's stagecraft --
Sterne's stories --
Wordsworth's old gray stone --
Responsibility: Marshall Brown.
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