Chapter 3. “Associations Respect[ing] the Past”: Enlightenment and Romantic Historicism

  1. Jon Klancher
  1. Anthony Jarrells Associate Professor

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308563.ch3

A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age

A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age

How to Cite

Jarrells, A. (2009) “Associations Respect[ing] the Past”: Enlightenment and Romantic Historicism, in A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age (ed J. Klancher), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308563.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of South Carolina, 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:

  • Enlightenment and romantic historicism;
  • “Romanticism” emerging as a critical concept in second half of nineteenth century;
  • challenging long-held notions of a Romantic/Enlightenment break;
  • moving from Continental to Scottish context for Romantic historicism;
  • national intellect and national feeling;
  • secondary Scottish novels;
  • romantic historicism and postcolonial critiques of modernity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • National Intellect and National Feeling

  • Secondary Scottish Novels

  • Romantic Historicism and Postcolonial Critiques of Modernity

  • References and Further Reading