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Romanticism and masculinity : gender, politics, and poetics in the writings of Burke, Coleridge, Cobbett, Wordsworth, De Quincey, and Hazlitt

Author: Tim Fulford
Publisher: Houndmills : Macmillan, 1999.
Series: Romanticism in perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book Tim Fulford examines the male Romantics' versions of poetic authority in the context of their involvement in the political debates of Regency Britain. He argues that their response to Burke's gendered discourse about power effected radical changes in the definitions of masculinity and femininity. He portrays their influence on each other as a series of unstable struggles and alliances in which the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Fulford
ISBN: 0333683250 9780333683255 9780312220396 0312220391 9780230372900 0230372902
OCLC Number: 85935024
Description: xi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Some Versions of Masculinity in Romanticism --
2. Burke: the Gendering of Power --
3. Coleridge in the 1790s: 'Lord of Thy Utterance' --
4. 'Manly Reflection': Masculinity in Coleridge's Criticism --
5. Sexual Politics: Burke, Coleridge and Cobbett --
6. Wordsworth: the 'Time Dismantled Oak'? --
7. De Quincey and Hazlitt: To Have and Have Not the Power.
Series Title: Romanticism in perspective.
Responsibility: Tim Fulford.
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This book examines the male Romantics' versions of poetic authority in theory and practice in the context of their involvement in the political debates of Regency Britain and argues that their  Read more...

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'Tim Fulford's new study of Romanticism and constructions of masculinity is one of the titles in the exciting new series, Romanticism in Perspective: Texts, Cultures, Histories , edited by Marily Read more...

 
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