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Romantic aversions : aftermaths of Classicism in Wordsworth and Coleridge

Author: J Douglas Kneale
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithica : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Often Regarded as a turning point in literary history, Romanticism is the period when writers such as Wordsworth and Coleridge renounced the common legacy of poets and sought to create a new literature. Despite their emphasis on originality, genius, and spontaneity, the first-generation Romantics manifested a highly intertextual style that, while repressing certain classical and neoclassical literary conventions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: William Wordsworth; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Wordsworth; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth, Schriftsteller.; Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Douglas Kneale
ISBN: 0773518045 9780773518049
OCLC Number: 39615133
Description: xii, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Turns of Phrase: Aversion, Effusion, Expression --
1. Apostrophe Reconsidered: Wordsworth's "There Was a Boy" --
2. "Between Poetry and Oratory": Coleridge's Romantic Effusions --
3. "Thou one dear Vale!": Wordsworth and the Sympathies of Rhetoric --
4. Coleridge's Emergent Occasion: "To the Autumnal Moon" --
5. Transport and Persuasion in Longinus and Wordsworth --
6. Wordsworth in the Isle of Man --
7. Symptom and Scene in Freud and Wordsworth --
8. Gentle Hearts and Hands: Reading Wordsworth after Geoffrey Hartman.
Responsibility: J. Douglas Kneale.

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Romanticism is regarded as a turning point in literary history, when writers such as Wordsworth renounced the common legacy of poets and sought to create a new literature. This book combines close  Read more...

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"[Romantic Aversions] is a superb piece of work. Its contribution to our understanding of Wordsworth and Coleridge, and of Romanticism generally, is impressive: few have read these poems so closely Read more...

 
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