Shelley and the Revolutionary Sublime
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BeschreibungA major new study of Percy Shelley's intellectual life and poetic career.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: approaching the Shelleyan sublime; 1. From religion to revolution, 1810-13; 2. Cultivating the imagination, 1813-15; 3. Mont Blanc and the Alps, 1816; 4. Writing the revolution: Laon and Cynthia, 1817-23; 5. 'Choose reform or civil war', 1818-19; Conclusion: 'Good and the means of good', 1822; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
PortraitCian Duffy is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies at the University of York.
Pressestimmen'Cian Duffy's book is important for its refutation of the popularly held belief that Shelley's early materialism gave way to a Berkeleyan idealism ... its correction of the conventional view that Kant is the source of Shelley's responses to the sublime ... impressive ... in its relation of canonical to marginal texts ... as well as its highly persuasive extended readings of these texts. Duffy's accessible style allows Shelley's ideas to be seen clearly.' Times Literary Supplement '... [a] scrupulously argued and impressively researched monograph.' Bars Bulletin & Review
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Romantici'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2015
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten