An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age: British Culture, 1776-1832
For the first time, this innovative reference book surveys the Romantic Age through all aspects of British culture, rather than in literary or artistic terms alone. This multi-disciplinary approach treats Romanticism both in aesthetic terms--its meaning for painting, music, design, architecture, and literature--and as a historical epoch of "revolutionary" transformations which ushered in modern democratic and industrialized society.
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McCalman (Australian National Univ.) has assembled an international team of experts, from fields as diverse as political history, popular culture, literature, religion, and medicine, in order to ... Read full review