Romance and Revolution
Shelley and the Politics of a Genre
Normal Price: $210.00
Your Price: $189.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $21.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.45 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Romance and Revolution by David Duff
Book DescriptionThe revival of romance as a literary form and the imaginative impact of the French Revolution are acknowledged influences on English Romanticism, but their relationship has rarely been addressed. In this innovative study of the transformations of a genre, David Duff examines the paradox whereby the unstable visionary world of romance came to provide an apt language for the representation of revolution, and how the literary form was itself politicised in the period. Drawing on an extensive range of textual and visual sources, he traces the ambivalent ideological overtones of the chivalric revival, the polemical appropriation of the language of romance in the 'pamphlet war' of the 1790s, and the emergence of a radical cult of chivalry among the Hunt-Shelley circle in 1815-17. Central to the book is a detailed analysis of Shelley's neglected revolutionary romances Queen Mab and Laon and Cythna, flawed but fascinating poems in which the politics of romance is most fully displayed.
Buy Romance and Revolution book by David Duff from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521450188
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Duff
Romanticism and the Uses of Genre, Paperback (October 2013)
This wide-ranging book explores the generic innovations that drive the Romantic 'revolution in literature', but also the fascination with archaic forms such as the ballad, sonnet, epic, and romance, whose revival and transformation make Romanticism a 'retro' as well as a revolutionary movement.
Romance and Revolution, Paperback (October 2005)
Relates the revival of literary romance to the French Revolution's imaginative impact on English Romanticism.
Modern Genre Theory, Paperback (November 1999)
Modern developments in critical theory and the emergence of new media have put in question traditional ways of evaluating genres. This anthology charts these developments drawing on the work of Bakhtin, Gennette and Derrida.
Exploring the Domain of Accident Law, Hardback (January 1996)» View all books by David Duff
This book reviews empirical evidence relating to five major categories of accidents; automobile accidents; medical malpractice; product related accidents; environmental injuries; and workplace injuries. The authors also offer recommendations for revisions in the tort system.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Romance and Revolution book by David Duff and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.