From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology Pt. 2

From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology Pt. 2


Edited by Ian Donnachie, Edited by Carmen Lavin

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  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 230mm x 22mm | 600g
  • Publication date: 8 April 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Manchester
  • ISBN 10: 0719066735
  • ISBN 13: 9780719066733
  • Illustrations note: 20 black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 161,997

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Key text for OU course: From Enlightenment to Romanticism. Provides primary and secondary sources on industry and changing landscapes, new forms of knowledge, new conceptions of art and the artist, and the exotic and the Oriental. Each selection is accompanied by a detailed introduction explaining the context and significance of the sources. Extracts in the anthology stimulate questions rather than providing reassuring answers, but provide vital insights to the major events, movements, and personalities of the time. Invaluable resource for all students of European culture in the period.

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Author information

Carmen Lavin and Ian Donnachie are both at The Open University and members of From Enlightenment to Romanticism course team

Table of contents

Contents Part I Industry and Changing Landscapes The Lake District The Picturesque, the Beautiful and the Sublime Into the Romantic: Wordsworth and the Lakes Robert Owen A New View of Society Part II New Forms of Knowledge Science as Public Culture Sir John Soane Part III New Conceptions of Art and The Artist Two Conceptions of Art Goethe Faust Part One Schubert's Lieder: Settings of Goethe's Poems Lord Byron: Childe Harold Part IV The Exotic and Oriental The Royal Pavilion at Brighton The Journal of Eugene Delacroix