View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism


29 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Southey

Southey

1st Edition

Kenneth Curry
October 17, 2017

First published in 1975. Southey first made his reputation, when he was a very young man, as a poet. Although he is now remembered primary for his poetry, this title reveals how he excelled in many other genres as well. Examination of Southey’s life reveals an attractive and humane personality, at...

Tradition and Romanticism: Studies in English Poetry from Chaucer to W. B. Yeats

Tradition and Romanticism: Studies in English Poetry from Chaucer to W. B. Yeats

1st Edition

B. Ifor Evans
October 17, 2017

First published in 1940. This title examines the tradition of Romantic literature, and the conception of poetry held by poets and critics throughout the centuries. Evans explores the writings of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Coleridge, up until the modernist movement and the works of W. B....

Romantic Mythologies

Romantic Mythologies

1st Edition

Ian Fletcher
October 17, 2017

First published in 1967. These essays illustrate the movement of ideas in the literary and artistic history of the later part of the nineteenth century. The subjects dealt with are diverse though interrelated. All the contributors exemplify the changing thought of the period from Romanticism,...

Reflections of Revolution: Images of Romanticism

Reflections of Revolution: Images of Romanticism

1st Edition

Alison Yarrington, Kelvin Everest
October 17, 2017

Reflections of Revolution, first published in 1993, demonstrates the interdisciplinarity that had been emerging from cultural and historical studies. Taking the French Revolution as its focus, the book examines the tremendously diverse and intellectually exciting cultural reactions to the events of...

Immortal Boy: A Portrait of Leigh Hunt

Immortal Boy: A Portrait of Leigh Hunt

1st Edition

Ann Blainey
October 17, 2017

Ann Blainey’s work, first published in 1985, provides a sensitive study of Leigh Hunt and the literary climate that influenced his life, and fills a large gap in literary biography. Blainey brings a perceptive eye to a generally embittered man whose chaotic life seemed a tragic failure. This title...

European Romanticism: Self-Definition

European Romanticism: Self-Definition

1st Edition

Lilian R. Furst
October 17, 2017

First published in 1980. This collection of carefully selected extracts from primary texts seeks to show what the Romantics themselves held Romanticism to be. The movement is thus defined in terms of the writers’ own views of their art both in general principle and in practical terms. This title...

Matthew Arnold and the Romantics

Matthew Arnold and the Romantics

1st Edition

Leon Gottfried
October 17, 2017

First published in 1963. Matthew Arnold grew up under the personal as well as literary influence of Wordsworth, when Keats, Shelley, and Byron were dominant poetic forces and Coleridge a seminal thinker on social and religious problems. However, the great Romantics were not always positive...

The Post-Romantics

The Post-Romantics

1st Edition

Donald Thomas
October 17, 2017

The Post-Romantics, first published in 1990, provides a clear, introductory guide to the literary careers and reputations of five major Victorian poets: Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Swinburne and Clough. Heirs to the Romantics tradition, the predecessors of the moderns. This accessible and...

River of Dissolution: D. H. Lawrence and English Romanticism

River of Dissolution: D. H. Lawrence and English Romanticism

1st Edition

Colin Clarke
October 17, 2017

First published in 1969. This title concerns itself with the ambivalence of Lawrence’s attitude towards corruption. Clarke demonstrates that Lawrence’s attitude to ‘will’ and to sensational or disintegrative sex is much more equivocal than conceded. At the same time this is a study of Lawrence’s...

The Byronic Teuton: Aspects of German Pessimism 1800-1933

The Byronic Teuton: Aspects of German Pessimism 1800-1933

1st Edition

Cedric Hentschel
October 17, 2017

First published in 1940. The Byronic Teuton explores the delineation in German literature, between 1800 and 1933, of certain pessimistic ideas and emotions that were being expressed by writers, artists and academics. This manifestation of negative sentiments was defined by Hentschel as ‘Byronism’....

The Genevese Background: Studies of Shelley, Francis Danby, Maria Edgeworth, Ruskin, Meredith, and Joseph Conrad in Geneva

The Genevese Background: Studies of Shelley, Francis Danby, Maria Edgeworth, Ruskin, Meredith, and Joseph Conrad in Geneva

1st Edition

H. W. Häusermann
October 17, 2017

First published in 1952. This title explores the lives of authors during their time in Geneva; including chapters on the Romantic author Mary Shelley, the novelist Joseph Conrad and the critic John Ruskin, amongst many others. This interesting study also includes letters that had previously been...

A Concordance to the Poems of John Keats

A Concordance to the Poems of John Keats

1st Edition

Michael G. Becker, Robert J. Dilligan, Todd K. Bender
October 17, 2017

First published in 1981. A Concordance to the Poems of John Keats intended to provide the user with a volume suitable to the varying and increasingly specialised interests of scholarship. This title offers a high degree of inclusiveness that attends to the poems and plays, the emended and...

AJAX loader