Romanticism and the Painful Pleasures of Modern Life
By (author) Andrea K. Henderson
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Romanticism and the Painful Pleasures of Modern Life by Andrea K. Henderson
Book DescriptionIn their pursuit of emotional extremes, writers of the Romantic period were fascinated by experiences of pain and misery, and explored the ability to derive pleasure, and produce creative energy, out of masochism and submission. These interests were closely connected to the failure of the industrial and democratic revolutions to fulfil their promise of increased economic and political power for everyone. Writers as different as Frances Burney, William Hazlitt, John Keats, and Lord Byron both challenged and came to terms with the injustices of modern life through their representations of submission. In this book, Andrea K. Henderson teases out these configurations and analyses the many ways ideas of mastery and subjection shaped Romantic artistic forms, from literature and art to architecture and garden design. This provocative and ambitious study ranges widely through early nineteenth-century culture to reveal the underlying power relations that shaped Romanticism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521884020
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrea K. Henderson
Romanticism and the Painful Pleasures of Modern Life, Paperback (March 2011)
An exploration of the Romantic obsession with power, submission and masochism, through readings of Byron, Keats, Burney and others.
Romantic Identities, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by Andrea K. Henderson
A study of Romantic conceptions of the self which do not depend on the model of psychological depth.
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Author Biography - Andrea K. Henderson
Andrea K. Henderson is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine.
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