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Romanticism and the city / edited by Larry H. Peer.

Contributor(s): Peer, Larry H.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Nineteenth-century major lives and letters: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: xii, 283 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780230108837 (hbk.); 0230108830 (hbk.).Subject(s): Romanticism | Cities and towns in literature | Public spaces in literature | Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Literature, Modern -- 18th century -- History and criticismDDC classification: 809.93358209732 PEE
Contents:
Nerve theory, sensibility, and Romantic metrosexuals / Michelle Faubert -- Wordsworth's double-take / William Galperin -- John Galt, happy colonialist: the case of the "The apostate; or, Atlantis destroyed" / Jeffrey Cass -- The Gothic chapbook and the urban reader / Diane Long Hoeveler -- Romantic science and the city / Marilyn Gaull -- Phenomenal beauty: Rousseau in Venice / Nancy Yousef -- E. T. A. Hoffmann's marketplace vision of Berlin / Alexander Schlutz -- Renzo in Milan / Ernesto Livorni -- Rome above Rome: Nikolai Gogol's Romantic vision of the eternal city / Tatiana V. Barnett -- Wordsworth's invigorating hell: London in book 7 of "The prelude" (1805) / Eugene Stelzig -- Blake's Golgonoosa: London and/as the eternal city of art / Mark Lussier -- London's immortal druggists: pharmaceutical science and business in Romanticism / Thomas H. Schmid -- Wordsworth's "Illustrated books and newspapers" and media of the city / Peter J. Mannning -- Babylon and Jerusalem on the Old Kent Road--Tim Fulford.
Summary: Romanticism and the City explores how late eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century literature_conceptualized urban space._ Fresh readings of key_texts show how Romantic concerns with urban life shaped both individual works and broader theoretical issues.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-278) and index.

Nerve theory, sensibility, and Romantic metrosexuals / Michelle Faubert -- Wordsworth's double-take / William Galperin -- John Galt, happy colonialist: the case of the "The apostate; or, Atlantis destroyed" / Jeffrey Cass -- The Gothic chapbook and the urban reader / Diane Long Hoeveler -- Romantic science and the city / Marilyn Gaull -- Phenomenal beauty: Rousseau in Venice / Nancy Yousef -- E. T. A. Hoffmann's marketplace vision of Berlin / Alexander Schlutz -- Renzo in Milan / Ernesto Livorni -- Rome above Rome: Nikolai Gogol's Romantic vision of the eternal city / Tatiana V. Barnett -- Wordsworth's invigorating hell: London in book 7 of "The prelude" (1805) / Eugene Stelzig -- Blake's Golgonoosa: London and/as the eternal city of art / Mark Lussier -- London's immortal druggists: pharmaceutical science and business in Romanticism / Thomas H. Schmid -- Wordsworth's "Illustrated books and newspapers" and media of the city / Peter J. Mannning -- Babylon and Jerusalem on the Old Kent Road--Tim Fulford.

Romanticism and the City explores how late eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century literature_conceptualized urban space._ Fresh readings of key_texts show how Romantic concerns with urban life shaped both individual works and broader theoretical issues.

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