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A Companion to Romanticism

Duncan Wu (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-631-19852-9
568 pages
January 1991, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Companion to Romanticism is a major introductory survey from an international galaxy of scholars writing new pieces, specifically for a student readership, under the editorship of Duncan Wu.
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Introduction: Duncan Wu (University of Glasgow).

Acknowledgements.

List of Contributors.

Abbreviations.

Part I: Contexts and Perspectives 1790-1830.

Part II: Readings.

Part III: Genres and Modes.

Part IV: Issues and Debates.

Index.
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Duncan Wu is Professor of English Literature at the University of Glasgow. His numerous publications include Romanticism: An Anthology, Second Edition (1998), Romanticism: A Critical Reader (1995), Romantic Women Poets: An Anthology (1997), an edition of William Wordsworth's The Five-Book Prelude (1997) and, with Tom Paulin, of William Hazlitt's The Plain-Speaker: Key Essays (1998), all available from Blackwell Publishers. He has collaborated with David Miall in preparing Blackwell Publishers' Romanticism: The CD-Rom and is the editor of a nine volume edition of The Selected Writings of William Hazlitt (1998).
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* Written by international galaxy of contributors.
* Provides a major introductory survey to beginning students.
* Outlines new directions and developments for more advanced students.
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"A major contribution to our understanding and appreciation of the period in which Wordsworth and his contemporaries lived and worked." The Keswick Reminder


"It is a collection which will no doubt have extensive use in any library. It provides a sound and up-to-date introduction to contexts, ideas, approaches and texts, and frequently goes further than a mere introduction." Chris Jones, University of Wales, Bangor

"Meticulously scholarly. An essential student course book." Year's Work in English Studies

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