Romantic Presences in the Twentieth Century (The Nineteenth by Mark, Dr Sandy PDF
By Mark, Dr Sandy
Concerned with the intermingled thematic and formal preoccupations of Romantic proposal and literary perform in works via twentieth-century British, Irish, and American artists, this assortment examines the advanced legacy of Romanticism in twentieth-century novels, poetry, and movie. at the same time key twentieth-century cultural pursuits have attempted to subvert or debunk Romantic narratives of redemptive nature, individualism, perfectibility, and the transcendence of artwork, the kinds and modes of feeling linked to the Romantic interval proceed to exert a sign effect at the smooth second – either as a resource of hysteria and as inventive stimulus. because the essays right here exhibit, the precise that means of the Romantic bequest might be bitterly contested, however it has been tricky to depart in the back of. The individuals take in a variety of authors, together with Virginia Woolf, F. Scott Fitzgerald, W. H. Auden, Doris Lessing, Seamus Heaney, Hart Crane, William Faulkner, Don DeLillo, and Jonathan Franzen. What emerges from this vigorous quantity is a fuller photo of the endurance and diversity of the Romantic period's impact at the twentieth-century.
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