Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries by Marilyn Butler
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Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries
By Marilyn Butler

Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries

English Literature and its Background 1760-1830

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Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries by Marilyn Butler

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The Age of Revolutions and its aftermath is unparalleled in English literature. Its poets include Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats; its novelists, Jane Austen and Scott. But how is it that some of these writers were apparently swept up in Romanticism, and others not? Studies of Romanticism have tended to adopt the Romantic viewpoint. They value creativity, imagination and originality - ideas which nineteenth-century writers themselves used to promote a new image of their calling. Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries puts the movement in to its historical setting and provides a new insight in Romanticism itself, showing that one of the most dynamic and stressful periods of modern times fostered a literature that was itself various and contradictory.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780192891327
ISBN-10: 0192891324
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Pages: 222
Imprint: Oxford Paperbacks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 16-Jul-1981
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marilyn Butler

Marilyn Butler is King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge University. She is also the author of Jane Austen and the War of Ideas (Clarendon Press, 1975), Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography (Clarendon Press, 1972), Burke, Paine, Godwin and the Revolution Controversy (ed.) (CUP, 1984), and a biography of Peacock.

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