From Enlightenment to Romanticism

From Enlightenment to Romanticism : Anthology I

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This is the second of two anthologies designed to accompany the Open University course "From Enlightenment to Romanticism", an interdisciplinary exploration of the changes and transitions in European culture between 1780 and 1830. The collection of extracts in this anthology provides primary and secondary sources on changing landscapes, new forms of knowledge, new conceptions of art and the artist and the exotic and Oriential. Each selection is accompanied by a detailed introduction explaining the context and significance of the sources. Extracts in the anthology stimulate questions rather than provide reassuring answers and offer vital insights to the major events, movements and personalities of the time. -- .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0719066719
  • 9780719066719
  • 236,234

About Carmen Lavin

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

Part I Death of the Old Regime?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Don Giovanni
Faith and death in the late Enlightenment
The French Revolution
Part II The Napoleonic phenomenon
Documentary extracts on Napoleon
Documents relating to a painting competition, 1807
Part III Slavery, religion and reform
Slave writings
John Newton, William Cowper and others: The Olney Hymns in context
William Wilberforce
Index -- .
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