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The encyclopedia of Romantic literature

The encyclopedia of Romantic literature

Goslee, Nancy Moore, 1941-; Burwick, Frederick; Hoeveler, Diane Long

This is an authoritative three-volume reference work that covers British artistic, literary, and intellectual movements between 1780 and 1830, within the context of European, transatlantic and colonial historical and cultural interaction

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Frederick Burwick ; associate editors, Nancy Moore Goslee, and Diane Long Hoeveler
ISBN: 1405188103, 9781405188104
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 3 v. (1728 p.).
Series: The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of literature
Subject: Literature.; Romanticism Encyclopedias.; English literature; Romantic period; English literature 19th century Encyclopedias.; Great Britain; Romanticism Great Britain Encyclopedias.; English literature 18th century Encyclopedias.
Series Title: Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of literature.

Contents

  1. Volume I
  2. Alphabetical List of Entries vii
  3. Thematic List of Entries xi
  4. Notes on Contributors xv
  5. Introduction xliii
  6. Acknowledgements xlix
  7. Romantic Literature A-G 1-548
  8. Volume II
  9. Alphabetical List of Entries vii
  10. Thematic List of Entries xi
  11. Notes on Contributors xv
  12. Romantic Literature H-Re 549-1110
  13. Volume III
  14. Alphabetical List of Entries vii
  15. Thematic List of Entries xi
  16. Notes on Contributors xv
  17. Romantic Literature Re-Z 1111-1544
  18. Name Index 1545
  19. Subject Index 1587

Author note

Frederick Burwick, Professor Emeritus at UCLA, has taught courses on Romantic drama and directed student performances of a dozen plays. He is the author or editor of 26 books including

The Theatre Journal of John Waldie (2008) and

Romantic Drama: Acting and Reacting (2009). Burwick has been named Distinguished Scholar by both the British Academy (1992) and the Keats-Shelley Association (1998).

Nancy Moore Goslee, Professor of English and Distinguished Humanities Professor Emerita at the University of Tennessee, has published in three broad areas: inter-arts comparisons, Scott´s poetry and the cross-cultural links between Scottish and English Romanticism, and feminist-inflected criticism of Romantic poets. Her books include Shelley s Visual Imagination (2011), Scott the Rhymer (1988), and Uriel´s Eye: Miltonic Stationing and Statuary in Romantic Epic (1985).

Diane Long Hoeveler, Professor of English at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has published in the areas of the gothic and religious transformations, romanticism and gender, and women writers in the nineteenth century. She is author of Gothic Riffs: Secularizing the Uncanny in the European Imaginary, 1780 1820 (2010), Gothic Feminism (1998), and Romantic Androgyny (1990).

Description

The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature is a comprehensive reference resource covering British artistic, literary, and intellectual movements from the late 18th century to  the early 19th century, within the context of European, transatlantic and colonial historical and cultural interaction. This three-volume collection showcases over 275 entries written by leading international scholars, providing students and researchers with an authoritative overview of Romanticism. Entries explore key authors and their works, literary invention and variation, major themes, new developments, and experimentation with form, within the context of literary genre and sub-genre. Each volume is carefully organized and fully cross-referenced, enabling easier researching.

With its cohesive organization and in-depth coverage of Romantic genres, this encyclopedia sets a new standard for scholarship in the field, and will be an indispensible resource for all students and researchers of Romanticism.

Reviews

Though at times weighed down by its courageous purpose, The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literatureis probably the best and most expansive review of British Romantic literature up to date, and will definitely prove a most useful resource to novices and scholars of Romanticism alike.   (British Association for Romantic Studies´ Bulletin, 1 December 2012)

More titles are planned.  Summing Up: Recommended.  Lower-level undergradutes and above; general readers.   (

Choice, 1 September 2012)

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The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature is a comprehensive reference resource covering British artistic, literary, and intellectual movements from the late 18th century to  the early 19th century, within the context of European, transatlantic and colonial historical and cultural interaction. This three-volume collection showcases over 275 entries written by leading international scholars, providing students and researchers with an authoritative overview of Romanticism. Entries explore key authors and their works, literary invention and variation, major themes, new developments, and experimentation with form, within the context of literary genre and sub-genre. Each volume is carefully organized and fully cross-referenced, enabling easier researching.

With its cohesive organization and in-depth coverage of Romantic genres, this encyclopedia sets a new standard for scholarship in the field, and will be an indispensible resource for all students and researchers of Romanticism.