ISBN 9781107666023,The Cambridge History of English Romantic Literature

The Cambridge History of English Romantic Literature



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781107666023

ISBN-10 1107666023

Paper Back

Number of Pages 794 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

This History presents an engaging account of six decades of literary production around the turn of the nineteenth century. Reflecting the most up-to-date research, the essays are designed both to provide a narrative of Romantic literature and to offer new and stimulating readings of the key texts. One group of essays addresses the various locations of literary activity - both in England and, as writers developed their interests in travel and foreign cultures, across the world. A second set of essays traces how texts responded to great historical and social change. With a comprehensive bibliography, timeline and index, this volume is an important resource for research and teaching in the field