York Notes Companions: Romantic Literature Paperback
by John Gilroy
Part of the York Notes Companions series
The literature of the Romantic era is steeped in the politics of revolution and reaction.
This volume looks at first and second generation poets such as Wordsworth, Blake, Byron and Shelley and explores their engagement with the turbulent history of their times.
Other genres such as drama, fiction and travel writing are also discussed, with close attention paid to texts by Walpole, Austen and Mary Wollstonecraft.
Combining thematic analysis with modern critical perspectives, the volume also includes key contextual sections focusing on "Imagination, Truth and Reason", "Heroes and Anti-heroes" and "Faith, Doubt and Myth".
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 376 pages
- Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
- Publication Date: 15/06/2010
- Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9781408204795