Romanticism by Sharon Ruston
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Romanticism by Sharon Ruston

Book Description

Introductions to British Literature and Culture provide practical guides to key literary periods. Guides in the series help to orientate students as they begin a new module or area of study, providing concise information on the historical, cultural, literary and critical context and acting as an initial map of the knowledge needed to study the literature and culture of a specific period. This accessible introduction to Romanticism and its contexts from 1780-1820 includes: - an overview of the historical, cultural and intellectual background including the romantic movement in culture, political upheaval, philosophy and religion and scientific development - a survey of the developments in key genres including discussion of major writers such as Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Shelley, Byron, Wollstonecraft, Hemans and Smith - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - a guide to key critical approaches - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works - guided further reading including websites and electronic resources.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826488817
ISBN-10: 0826488811
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 172
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Creating Romanticism by Sharon Ruston Creating Romanticism, Hardback (May 2013)

This book argues that the term 'Romanticism' should be more culturally-inclusive, recognizing the importance of scientific and medical ideas that helped shape some of the key concepts of the period, such as natural rights, the creative imagination and the sublime.

Teaching Romanticism by Sharon Ruston Teaching Romanticism, Hardback (January 2010)

Romanticism is taught at universities across the globe and is considered integral to the study of British and European literature. This book, written by leading academics, presents innovative, practical approaches to teaching traditional and newer aspects of the curriculum and is essential to anyone teaching Romanticism at university level.

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Author Biography - Sharon Ruston

Sharon Ruston is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Wales, Bangor. She is the author of Shelley and Vitality (Palgrave 2005).

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