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Description - Romantic Affinities by Rupert Christiansen

Romantic Affinities presents a kaleidoscopic portrait of Europe in an era of tumultuous change, as experienced and communicated by the writers of the age. Set against the hopes and dreams inspired by the French Revolution, the disillusion caused by its failure and the turmoil of the Napoleonic wars that followed, Rupert Christiansen draws the threads into an exciting narrative. Ranging over politics, art, music and using the voices of celebrated Romantic poets such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron, Goethe and Pushkin, as well as less familiar Chenier, Holderlin, Hoffman and de Stael, he vividly recreates one of the most fascinating and complex periods of modern history and offers fresh perspecitves on its magnificent literature and culture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844134212
ISBN-10: 1844134210
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Pimlico
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rupert Christiansen

Rupert Christiansen was educated at Cambridge and Columbia universities. He is the author of Arthur Clough, A Pocket Guide to Opera, Paris Babylon and, most recently, The Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain. He is opera critic and art columnist for the Daily Telegraph, and a member of the editorial board of Opera. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he lives in London.

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