The Domestication of Genius: Cowper and the Rise of the Suburban Man, Andrew Elfenbein 19. But its application to the politics of religion in this period demands a greater sensitivity to the peculiarly intransigent aspects of intolerance and recusancy, of righteousness and persecution. Dispatch time is 4-5 working days from our warehouse. Mark Canuel is Professor of English and Director of the Institute for the Humanities. The broad historical framework for the book rests upon the argument that a significant measure of religious freedom had been achieved in Britain by the early nineteenth century, and that this development coincided, in an allegedly non-arbitrary fashion, with the extension of governmental agency in the fields of poor relief, prison reform, national education, and policing. Instead, conservative thinkers and writers aimed to transform British culture and society to achieve a stable future in contrast to the destructive upheavals taking place in France. Book is in Used-Good condition.
Her original and engaging book will appeal to scholars of 1790s radicalism, eighteenth-century linguistic theory, women's writing, and the relations between Britain and Ireland. Defining their work as part of an expanding state, these writers also reworked Romantic structures such as the imagination, organic form, and the literary sublime to operate through state agencies and to convey membership in a nation. Utility, Retribution, and Godwin's Caleb Williams, Mark Canuel Part 3 Audiences and Reading Publics 9. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Canuel argues that these writers saw their works as political and literary commentaries on the extent and limits of religious toleration. His research and teaching interests focus primarily on the areas of British Romanticism, Critical Theory, Political Theory, and Aesthetics.
Theater as the School of Virtue, Ann K. Each section includes a detailed introduction and covers issues which are as relevant to current readers as to those in the romantic period, such as media, science, religion, politics, ethics, gender, sexuality, race, nationalism and ethics. Study to be Quiet, Kevin Gilmartin 12. Phantom Feelings, Emotional Occupation in The Mysteries of Udolpho, Adela Pinch 26. Pages and cover are clean and intact.
The Sense of an Audience, Lucy Newlyn 10. Beginning with the pamphlet campaigns of the loyalist Association movement and the Cheap Repository in the 1790s, Gilmartin analyses the role of periodical reviews and anti-Jacobin fiction in the campaign against revolution, and closes with a fresh account of the conservative careers of Robert Southey and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Canuel argues that these writers saw their works as political and literary commentaries on the extent and limits of religious toleration. Each section includes a detailed introduction and covers issues which are as relevant to current readers as to those in the romantic period, such as media, science, religion, politics, ethics, gender, sexuality, race, nationalism and ethics. His work explores the connections between political and literary forms, particularly as they emerged in response to the pressures of revolution, reform, and religious dissent between the 1770s and the 1820s.
Blake and Romantic Imperialism, Saree Makdisi 23. From United Kingdom to U. Canuel examines the way that Romantic poets, novelists and political writers criticized the traditional grounding of British political unity in religious conformity. . Canuel shows how a wide range of writers including Jeremy Bentham, Ann Radcliffe, Maria Edgeworth, and Lord Byron not only undermined the validity of religion in the British state, but also imagined a new, tolerant, and more organized mode of social inclusion.
The topic and major arguments of this book ought to be of interest not simply to scholars of the period, but also to those interested in the larger philosophical and political debates surrounding the death penalty. About this Item: Cambridge University Press 2008-08-21, 2008. To argue against the authority of religion, Canuel claims, was to argue for a thoroughly revised form of tolerant yet highly organized government, in other words, a mode of political authority that provided unprecedented levels of inclusion and protection. This formulation obviously and I think deliberately returns us to a relatively familiar set of critical preoccupations. The Clarendon Press of Oxford published the letters in six volumes 1956-1971. Designed to appeal to both undergraduate and postgraduate readers, this distinctive volume reflects the vibrant debates across Romantic Studies from the 1990s to the present.
Mark Canuel argues that Romantic writers in Great Britain led one of the earliest assaults on the death penalty and were instrumental in bringing about penal-law reforms. The Bollingen edition, of the Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, forty years in production was completed in 2002. Conclusion: the inquisitorial stage; Selected bibliography; Index. Reading works including Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, James Boswell's Life of Johnson, the novels of Maria Edgeworth and Jane Austen, and the satirical poetry of Lord Byron in tandem with print culture and partisan activity, this book shows how these writings remained animated by disaffected impulses and recalcitrant energies at odds with available party positions and emerging governmental norms—even as they sought to imagine perspectives that looked beyond the divided political world altogether. Milton Unbound, Margaret Russett Part 5 Gender, Sexuality, and the Body 17. To take full advantage of the convenient access and new insight provided by these volumes, the Oxford Handbook examines the entire range and complexity of Coleridge's career.
Between the later eighteenth century and the Romantic age, disaffected political attitudes acquired increasingly familiar shapes. He is author of three monographs: Religion, Toleration, and British Writing, 1790-1830 Cambridge, 2002 ; The Shadow of Death: Romanticism, Literature, and the Subject of Punishment Princeton, 2007 ; and Justice, Dissent, and the Sublime Johns Hopkins, 2012. Such a study is particularly welcome since, along with the recent work of Jon Mee, Martin Priestman, and Robert Ryan, it seeks to challenge the traditional focus of Romantic studies upon the internalized, imaginative sublimation of religious identity, and insists instead upon considering that identity within an institutional and political context. This item is printed on demand. Yet this was also a period of ferment in which unrest associated with the global age of revolutions including a dynamic transatlantic opposition movement collided with often inchoate assemblages of parties and constituencies. About this Item: Cambridge University Press 2005-07, 2005.