Introduction: A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age

  1. Jon Klancher
  1. Jon Klancher

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308563.ch

A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age

A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age

How to Cite

Klancher, J. (2009) Introduction: A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age, in A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age (ed J. Klancher), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308563.ch

Editor Information

  1. Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Author Information

  1. Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631233558

Online ISBN: 9781444308563

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Keywords:

  • “Romanticism” and student of modern literature and cultural history;
  • Romanticism and its persistence - beyond age of revolutions in eighteenth and nineteenth century;
  • new thinking about Romanticism's place in modern culture;
  • companion to age of Romanticism - shape-shifting Romantic period with points of origin;
  • Romantic age - hotly debated place in literary and cultural history of Britain and Europe;
  • explosive growth and range of novel - on nationalism, historiography, law and justice, and consumer culture;
  • historicist, cultural, and philosophical modes of critical reading and cultural history;
  • late eighteenth and early nineteenth century - national literatures across Europe and Britain;
  • Kant's categories - Romantic age misunderstood as dedicated to a rarefied sense of arts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading

  • Acknowledgements