Romanticism, history, and the possibilities of genre : re-forming literature, 1789-1837 (Book, 1998) []
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Romanticism, history, and the possibilities of genre : re-forming literature, 1789-1837

Romanticism, history, and the possibilities of genre : re-forming literature, 1789-1837

Author: Tilottama Rajan; Julia M Wright
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Romanticism has often been associated with the mode of lyric, or otherwise confined within mainstream genres. As a result, we have neglected the sheer diversity and generic hybridity of a literature that ranged from the Gothic novel to the national tale, from monthly periodicals to fictionalized autobiography. In this new volume some of the leading scholars of the period explore the ways in which the Romantics  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tilottama Rajan; Julia M Wright
ISBN: 0521581923 9780521581929
OCLC Number: 36485842
Description: xiv, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Godwin and the genre reformers / Jon Klancher --
Radical print culture in periodical form / Kevin Gilmartin --
History, trauma, and the limits of the liberal imagination / Gary Handwerk --
Writing on the border / Ina Ferris --
Genres from life in Wordsworth's art / Don Bialostosky --
A voice in the representation / Judith Thompson --
I am ill fitted / Julia M. Wright --
Frankenstein as neo-Gothic / Jerrold E. Hogle --
Autonarration and genotext in Mary Hays' Memoirs of Emma Courtney / Tilottama Rajan --
The science of herself / Mary Jacobus --
The failures of romanticism / Jerome McGann.
Responsibility: edited by Tilottama Rajan and Julia M. Wright.
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In this volume some of the leading scholars of Romanticism explore the relationship between ideology and literary genre in the period, from a variety of theoretical perspectives. The introduction  Read more...


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