Sympathy and the state in the Romantic era : systems, state finance, and the shadows of futurity (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Sympathy and the state in the Romantic era : systems, state finance, and the shadows of futurity

Author: Robert Mitchell
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge studies in romanticism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores a connection between two unrelated Romantic-era discourses, outlining the extent to which eighteenth and early nineteenth century theories of sympathy were generated by crises of state  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mitchell
ISBN: 9780415771429 0415771420
OCLC Number: 163615129
Description: x, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1. Finance and the Exchange of Passions: The Origins of the Collective Imagination; Chapter 2. The Violence of System: Rousseau and Smith on Identification and Sympathy; Chapter 3. Anti-Slavery Poetry and the Speculative Subject; Chapter 4. Systems and the Parasite: Wordsworth and the Financial Crisis of 1797; Chapter 5. The Ghost of Gold: National Debt, Imagery, and the Politics of Sympathy in P. B. Shelley; Conclusion. State Finance, Systems, and Literary Criticism; Endnotes; Bibliography
Series Title: Routledge studies in romanticism.
Responsibility: Robert Mitchell.

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"One looks forward to the catalytic effect it should have on scholarship in this area...a rich thought-provoking collection of arguments." -- Hugh Roberts, University of California, Irvine

 
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