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Transatlantic Transformations of Romanticism: Aesthetics, Subjectivity and the Environment

Mark Sandy


This book presents innovative readings of literary works of British Romanticism and its influence on twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literary culture and thought. It traverses the traditional critical boundaries of prose and poetry in American and Romantic and post-Romantic writing. Analysing significant works by nineteenth-century writers, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Emily Dickinson, as well as the later writings of William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saul Bellow, Toni Morrison and Wallace Stevens, the book reasserts the significance of second-genera ... More

Keywords: Romanticism, Post-Romanticism, Aesthetics, Subjectivity, Nature, English literature -- 19th century, American literature – 20th / 21st century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474421485
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421485.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Sandy, author
Durham University