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Romanticism and Modernity.

Author: Thomas Pfau; Robert Mitchell
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though traditionally defined as a relatively brief time period - typically the half century of 1780-1830 - the ""Romantic era"" constitutes a crucial, indeed unique, transitional phase in what has come to be called ""modernity, "" for it was during these fifty years that myriad disciplinary, aesthetic, economic, and political changes long in the making accelerated dramatically. Due in part to the increased velocity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pfau, Thomas.
Romanticism and Modernity.
London : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pfau; Robert Mitchell
ISBN: 9780415690188 0415690188
OCLC Number: 958583655
Description: 1 online resource (599 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction: Romanticism and Modernity Thomas Pfau and Robert Mitchell 2. Romanticism and Modernity: Epistemological Continuities and Discontinuities David E. Wellbery 3. Natural Purposes and the Reflecting Power of Judgment: The Problem of the Organism in Kant's Critical Philosophy Joan Steigerwald 4. Excitability: The (Dis)Organization of Knowledge from Schelling's First Outline (1799) to Ages of the World (1815) Tilottama Rajan 5. After the Covenant: Romanticism, Secularization, and Disastrous Transcendence David Collings 6. Modernity and the Fate of Utopian Representation in Wordsworth's "Female Vagrant" Vivasvan Soni 7. How to Move from Romanticism to Post-Romanticism: Schelling, Hegel, and Heine Terry Pinkard 8. Sometimes a Stick is Just a Stick: The Essay as (Organic) Form Denise Gigante 9. Bildungsspiele: Vicissitudes of Socialization in Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship Thomas Pfau 10. The Very Model of a Modern Epic Poem Nicholas Halmi 11. Machines of Turning Actions into Reactions: The German Novella and the Event Fritz Breithaupt 12. Arendt, Byron, and De Quincey in Dark Times Jacques Khalip 13. Cryptogamia Robert Mitchell 14. Romanticism, Psychoanalysis and the Interpretation of Silence Nancy Yousef

Abstract:

Though traditionally defined as a relatively brief time period - typically the half century of 1780-1830 - the ""Romantic era"" constitutes a crucial, indeed unique, transitional phase in what has come to be called ""modernity, "" for it was during these fifty years that myriad disciplinary, aesthetic, economic, and political changes long in the making accelerated dramatically. Due in part to the increased velocity of change, though, most of modernity's essential master-tropes - such as secularization, instrumental reason, individual rights, economic self-interest, emancipation, system, institu.

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