Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture: A Companion to European Romanticism

Editor/Author Ferber, Michael
Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley

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ISBN: 978-1-4051-1039-6
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction Michael Ferber
  • 1 On Pre-Romanticism or Sensibility: Defining Ambivalences Inger S. B. Brodey
  • 2 Shakespeare and European Romanticism Heike Grundmann
  • 3 Scottish Romanticism and Scotland in Romanticism Fiona Stafford
  • 4 Byron’s Influence on European Romanticism Peter Cochran
  • 5 The Infinite Imagination: Early Romanticism in Germany Susan Bernofsky
  • 6 From Autonomous Subjects to Self-regulating Structures: Rationality and Development in German Idealism Thomas Pfau
  • 7 German Romantic Fiction Roger Paulin
  • 8 The Romantic Fairy Tale Kari Lokke
  • 9 German Romantic Drama Frederick Burwick
  • 10 Early French Romanticism Fabienne Moore
  • 11 The Poetry of Loss: Lamartine, Musset, and Nerval Jonathan Strauss
  • 12 Victor Hugo’s Poetry E. H. and A. M. Blackmore
  • 13 French Romantic Drama Barbara T. Cooper
  • 14 Romantic Poetics in an Italian Context Piero Garofalo
  • 15 Ugo Foscolo and Giacomo Leopardi: Italy’s Classical Romantics Margaret Brose
  • 16 Spanish Romanticism Derek Flitter
  • 17 Pushkin and Romanticism Michael Basker
  • 18 Lermontov: Romanticism on the Brink of Realism Robert Reid
  • 19 Adam Mickiewicz and the Shape of Polish Romanticism Roman Koropeckyj
  • 20 The Revival of the Ode John Hamilton
  • 21 “Unfinish’d Sentences”: The Romantic Fragment Elizabeth Wanning Harries
  • 22 Romantic Irony Jocelyne Kolb
  • 23 Sacrality and the Aesthetic in the Early Nineteenth Century Virgil Nemoianu
  • 24 Nature James C. McKusick
  • 25 Romanticism and Capitalism Robert Sayre and Michael Löwy
  • 26 Napoleon and European Romanticism Simon Bainbridge
  • 27 Orientalism Diego Saglia
  • 28 A Continent of Corinnes: The Romantic Poetess and the Diffusion of Liberal Culture in Europe, 1815–50 Patrick Vincent
  • 29 Lighting Up Night Lilian R. Furst
  • 30 Romantic Opera Benjamin Walton
  • 31 At Home with German Romantic Song James Parsons
  • 32 The Romantic System of the Arts Michael Ferber