A Companion to European Romanticism

A Companion to European Romanticism

Editor(s): Michael Ferber

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405110396

Online ISBN: 9780470996607

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996607

About this Book

This companion is the first book of its kind to focus on the whole of European Romanticism.

  • Describes the way in which the Romantic Movement swept across Europe in the early nineteenth century.

  • Covers the national literatures of France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia and Spain.

  • Addresses common themes that cross national borders, such as orientalism, Napoleon, night, nature, and the prestige of the fragment.

  • Includes cross-disciplinary essays on literature and music, literature and painting, and the general system of Romantic arts.

  • Features 35 essays in all, from leading scholars in America, Australia, Britain, France, Italy, and Switzerland.

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