RomanticismPaperback Cambridge Contexts in Literature
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- Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Format: Paperback | 128 pages
- Dimensions: 150mm x 224mm x 8mm | 222g
- Publication date: 1 March 2004
- Publication City/Country: Cambridge
- ISBN 10: 0521753724
- ISBN 13: 9780521753722
- Illustrations note: 1 colour book
- Sales rank: 153,433
Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. Romanticism offers guidance through the diversity of uses and meanings of the word 'romantic', not in terms of fixed definitions or essential qualifying characteristics, but rather in giving a helpful framework for questions and exploration. The focus throughout tends to be on the Western European cultural world of the latter half of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th, as befits English literary study, but the context is far broader.
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'... provide valuable background and guidance to sixth-formers and students working on their own for exams and coursework for all awarding bodies, not just OCR.' Times Educational Supplement 'Attractivly produced and concisely presented in 128 pages, this is a user-friendly book; students will have no difficulty in locating whatever information they may need.' School Librarian 'It is a balanced, clear and thoughtful presentation which teachers and students will find very helpful. ' Times Educational Supplement
Table of contents
Introduction; 1. Approaching Romanticism; 2. Approaching the texts; 3. Texts and extracts; 4. Critical approaches; 5. How to write about Romanticism; 6. Resources.