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Product Description: Brimming with the fascinating eccentricities of a complex and confusing movement whose influences continue to resonate deeply, 30 Great Myths About the Romantics adds great clarity to what we know – or think we know – about one of the most important periods in literary history...read more

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9781118843260 | Blackwell Pub, May 6, 2015, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Brimming with the fascinating eccentricities of a complex and confusing movement whose influences continue to resonate deeply, 30 Great Myths About the Romantics adds great clarity to what we know – or think we know – about one of the most important periods in literary history.

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9781118843192 | Blackwell Pub, May 6, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is a book for anyone with an interest in the British Romantics.

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Product Description: At the turn of the nineteenth century, writers arguing for the abolition of the slave trade and the emancipation of those in bondage used the language of sentiment and the political ideals of the Enlightenment to make their case. This collection investigates the rhetorical features and political complexities of the culture of sentimentality as it grappled with the material realities of transatlantic slavery...read more
By Stephen Ahern (editor)

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9781409455615 | Ashgate Pub Co, June 28, 2013, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: At the turn of the nineteenth century, writers arguing for the abolition of the slave trade and the emancipation of those in bondage used the language of sentiment and the political ideals of the Enlightenment to make their case.

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Product Description: "Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature" explores the prevalence of anamorphic perspective in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in England. Jen Boyle investigates how anamorphic media flourished in early modern England as an interactive technology and mode of affect in public interactive art, city and garden design, and as a theory and figure in literature, political theory and natural and experimental philosophy...read more

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9781409400691 | Ashgate Pub Co, November 30, 2010, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: "Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature" explores the prevalence of anamorphic perspective in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in England.

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Product Description: The scientific, political, and industrial revolutions of the Romantic period transformed the status of humans and redefined the concept of species. This book examines literary representations of human and non-human animality in British Romanticism...read more

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9780415507301 | Routledge, April 25, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The scientific, political, and industrial revolutions of the Romantic period transformed the status of humans and redefined the concept of species.

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Product Description: Howard D. Weinbrot challenges the view that the period 1660-1800 is correctly regarded as the "Augustan" age of English literature, a time in which classical Augustan ideals provided a main source of inspiration. Scholars have held that British writers of the Restoration and eighteenth century considered Augustus Caesar to be the model of the wise ruler who enabled political, literary, and moral wisdom to flourish...read more

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9780691643809, titled "Augustus Caesar in Augustan England: The Decline of a Classical Norm" | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Howard D.
9780023156618, titled "Readers, Teachers, Learners: Expanding Literacy in the Secondary Schools" | 2nd edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1995), cover price $68.80 | also contains Readers, Teachers, Learners: Expanding Literacy in the Secondary Schools
9780691063447 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 1, 1977, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Howard D.

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9780691616513, titled "Augustus Caesar in Augustan England: The Decline of a Classical Norm" | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Howard D.

In an interdisciplinary study of black intellectual history at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Stefan M. Wheelock shows how black antislavery writers were able to counteract ideologies of white supremacy while fostering a sense of racial community and identity. The major figures he discusses―Ottobah Cugoano, Olaudah Equiano, David Walker, and Maria Stewart―engaged the concepts of democracy, freedom, and equality as these ideas ripened within the context of racial terror and colonial hegemony. Wheelock highlights the ways in which religious and secular versions of collective political destiny both competed and cooperated to forge a vision for a more perfect and just society. By appealing to religious sensibilities and calling for emancipation, these writers addressed slavery and its cultural bearing on the Atlantic in varied, complex, and sometimes contradictory ways during a key period in the development of Western political identity and modernity.

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9780813937984 | Univ of Virginia Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $69.50

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9780813937991 | Univ of Virginia Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: In an interdisciplinary study of black intellectual history at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Stefan M.

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Product Description: When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions. Urged on by some of their most deeply felt preoccupations – and in the case of figures like Coleridge and P...read more

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9780415842914 | Routledge, March 5, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Shortlisted for the University English Early Career Book Prize 2016 Shortlisted for the British Association for Romantic Studies First Book Prize 2015 When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions.

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9781138203259 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 15, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions.

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Product Description: The essays in this collection range across literature, aesthetics, music and art, and explore such themes as: the dynamics of change in eighteenth-century aesthetics; time, modernity and the picturesque; the function of graphic ornaments in eighteenth-century texts; imaginary voyages as a literary genre; the genesis of children's literature; the Italian opera and musical theory in Burney's novels; Italian and British art theories; and, patterns of cultural transfers and of book circulation between Britain and Italy in the eighteenth century...read more
By Frank O'Gorman (editor)

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9781443819732 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, May 1, 2010, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: The essays in this collection range across literature, aesthetics, music and art, and explore such themes as: the dynamics of change in eighteenth-century aesthetics; time, modernity and the picturesque; the function of graphic ornaments in eighteenth-century texts; imaginary voyages as a literary genre; the genesis of children's literature; the Italian opera and musical theory in Burney's novels; Italian and British art theories; and, patterns of cultural transfers and of book circulation between Britain and Italy in the eighteenth century.

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Product Description: Britain's Bloodless Revolutions explores the relationship of the emerging category of Literature to the emerging threat of popular violence between the Bloodless Revolution and the Romantic turn from revolution to reform. The book argues that at a time when the political nature of the Bloodless Revolution became a subject of debate - in the period defined by France's famously bloody revolution - 'Literature' emerged as a kind of political institution and constituted a bloodless revolution in its own right...read more

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9781403941077 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 21, 2005, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Britain's Bloodless Revolutions explores the relationship of the emerging category of Literature to the emerging threat of popular violence between the Bloodless Revolution and the Romantic turn from revolution to reform.

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9781137018670 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 21, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Britain's Bloodless Revolutions explores the relationship of the emerging category of Literature to the emerging threat of popular violence between the Bloodless Revolution and the Romantic turn from revolution to reform.

British salons, with guests such as Byron, Moore, and Thackeray, were veritable hothouses of political and cultural agitation. Using a number of sources - diaries, letters, silver-fork novels, satires, travel writing, Keepsakes, and imaginary conversations - Schmid paints a vivid picture of the British salon between the 1780s and the 1840s.

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9780230110656 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 6, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: British salons, with guests such as Byron, Moore, and Thackeray, were veritable hothouses of political and cultural agitation.

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9781137557643 | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, September 30, 2015), cover price $39.99

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Product Description: The debate over extending full civil rights to British and Irish Catholics not only preoccupied British politics but also informed the romantic period's most prominent literary works. This book offers the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary study of Catholic Emancipation, one of the romantic period's most contentious issues...read more

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9780230279513 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2010, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: The debate over extending full civil rights to British and Irish Catholics not only preoccupied British politics but also informed the romantic period's most prominent literary works.

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Product Description: As a result of Napoleon’s campaigns in Italy, Old Master art flooded into Britain and its acquisition became an index of national prestige. Maureen McCue argues that their responses to these works informed the writing of Romantic period authors, enabling them to forge often surprising connections between Italian art, the imagination and the period’s political, social and commercial realities...read more

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9781409468325 | Ashgate Pub Co, November 28, 2014, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: As a result of Napoleon’s campaigns in Italy, Old Master art flooded into Britain and its acquisition became an index of national prestige.

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Product Description: Including classic essays and lively debates, British Romanticism shows that Romantic literature is an interesting and exciting topic to read and study. Combining key pieces from the last 25 years alongside newly written essays offering fresh takes on the area, this book covers the essential topics but with a contemporary and dynamic twist...read more
By Mark Canuel (editor)

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9780415523813 | Routledge, November 25, 2014, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: Including classic essays and lively debates, British Romanticism shows that Romantic literature is an interesting and exciting topic to read and study.

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9780415523820 | Routledge, December 11, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Including classic essays and lively debates, British Romanticism shows that Romantic literature is an interesting and exciting topic to read and study.

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Product Description: What, and when, is British Romanticism, if seen not in island isolation but cosmopolitan integration with European Romantic literature, history and culture? The essays here range from poetry and the novel to science writing, philosophy, visual art, opera and melodrama; from France and Germany to Italy and Bosnia...read more
By Tristanne Connolly (editor)

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9781137461957 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 9, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: What, and when, is British Romanticism, if seen not in island isolation but cosmopolitan integration with European Romantic literature, history and culture?

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Product Description: The French Revolution ignited the biggest debate on politics and society in Britain since the Civil War 150 years earlier. The public controversy lasted from the initial, positive reaction to French events in 1789 to the outlawing of the radical societies in 1799...read more
By Pamela Clemit (editor)

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9780521516075 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 21, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The French Revolution ignited the biggest debate on politics and society in Britain since the Civil War 150 years earlier.

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9780521731621 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 21, 2011, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The French Revolution ignited the biggest debate on politics and society in Britain since the Civil War 150 years earlier.

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Product Description: Women writers played a central role in the literature and culture of eighteenth-century Britain. Featuring essays on female writers and genres by leading scholars in the field, this Companion introduces readers to the range, significance and complexity of women's writing across multiple genres in Britain between 1660 and 1789...read more

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9781107600980 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Women writers played a central role in the literature and culture of eighteenth-century Britain.

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Product Description: Women writers played a central role in the literature and culture of eighteenth-century Britain. Featuring essays on female writers and genres by leading scholars in the field, this Companion introduces readers to the range, significance and complexity of women's writing across multiple genres in Britain between 1660 and 1789...read more

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9781107013162 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Women writers played a central role in the literature and culture of eighteenth-century Britain.

Conversable Worlds addresses the emergence of the idea of 'the conversation of culture'. Around the year 1700 a new commercial society was emerging that thought of its values as the product of exchanges between citizens. Conversation became increasingly important as a model and as a practice for how community could be created. A welter of publications, in periodical essays, in novels, and in poetry, enjoined the virtues of conversation. These publications were enthusiastically read and discussed in book clubs and literary societies that created their own conversable worlds. From some perspectives, the freedom of a distinctively English conversation allowed for the 'collision' of ideas and sentiments. For others, like Joseph Addison and David Hume, ease of 'flow' was the key issue, and politeness the means of establishing a via media. For Addison and Hume, the feminization of culture promised to make women the sovereigns of what Hume called 'the conversable world'. As the culture seemed to open up to a multitude of voices, anxieties appeared as to how far things should be allowed to go. The unruliness of the crowd threatened to disrupt the channels of communication. There was a parallel fear that mere feminized chatter might replace learning. This book examines the influence of these developments on the idea of literature from 1762 through to 1830. Part I examines the conversational paradigm established by figures like Addison and Hume, and the proliferation of conversable worlds into gatherings like Johnson's Club and Montagu's Bluestocking assemblies. Part II looks at the transition from the eighteenth century to 'Romantic' ideas of literary culture, the question of the withdrawal from mixed social space, the drive to sublimate verbal exchange into forms that retained dialogue without contention in places like Coleridge's 'conversation poems,' and the continuing tensions between ideas of the republic of letters as a space of vigorous exchange as opposed to the organic unfolding of consciousness.

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9780199591749 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 10, 2011, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Conversable Worlds addresses the emergence of the idea of 'the conversation of culture'.

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9780199683741 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 1, 2013, cover price $40.95

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9781137264282 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 29, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: Challenging literary histories that locate the emergence of fantastic literature in the Romantic period, David Sandner shows that tales of wonder and imagination were extremely popular throughout the eighteenth century. Sandner engages contemporary critical definitions and defenses of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century fantastic literature, demonstrating that a century of debate and experimentation preceded the Romantic's interest in the creative imagination...read more

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9781409428626, titled "Critical Discourses of the Fantastic, 1712–1831" | Ashgate Pub Co, October 1, 2011, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Challenging literary histories that locate the emergence of fantastic literature in the Romantic period, David Sandner shows that tales of wonder and imagination were extremely popular throughout the eighteenth century.

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