- Title Pages
- Introduction: The Call of Classical Literature in the Romantic Age
Chapter 1William Gilpin: A Classical Eye for the Picturesque
Chapter 2Phillis Wheatley and the Political Work of Ekphrasis
Chapter 3“Past ruin’d Ilion”: The Classical Ideal and the Romantic Voice in Landor’s Poetry
Chapter 4“Larger the shadows”: Longfellow’s Translation of Virgil’s Eclogue 1
Chapter 5Changes of Address: Epic Invocation in Anglophone Romanticism
Chapter 6Thoreau’s Epic Ambitions: “A Walk To Wachusett” and the Persistence of the Classics in an Age of Science
Chapter 7Pilgrimage and Epiphany: The Psychological and Political Dynamics of Margaret Fuller’s Mythmaking
Chapter 8Remaking the Republic of Letters: James McCune Smith and the Classical Tradition
Chapter 9“In the face of the fire”: Melville’s Prometheus, Classical and Romantic Contexts
Chapter 10Coleridge’s Rome
Chapter 11The Classics and American Political Rhetoric in a Democratic and Romantic Age
Chapter 12Gibbon, Virgil, and the Victorians: Appropriating the Matter of Rome and Renovating the Epic Career
Chapter 13The Other Classic: Hebrew Shapes British and American Literature and Culture
- Contributor List
- The Call of Classical Literature in the Romantic Age
- K. P. Van Anglen, James Engell
- Edinburgh University Press
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