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Why the Romantics Matter
Peter Gay

With his usual wit and élan, esteemed historian Peter Gay enters the contentious, long-standing debates over the romantic period. Here, in this concise and inviting volume, he reformulates the definition of romanticism and provides a fresh account of the immense achievements of romantic writers and artists in all media.


Gay’s scope is wide, his insights sharp. He takes on the recurring questions about how to interpret romantic figures and their works. Who qualifies to be a romantic? What ties together romantic figures who practice in different countries, employ different media, even live in different centuries? How is modernism indebted to romanticism, if at all?


Guiding readers through the history of the...

Why X Matters Series

2015   176 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300144291  $24.00

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Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film

The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

The Ballet Lover's Companion

Béla Bartók

Through the Looking Glass

Monteverdi’s Musical Theatre

Frank Loesser

Jerome Kern

Kander and Ebb

Richard Rodgers

Sigmund Romberg

Theater of the Avant-Garde, 1890-1950
A Critical Anthology

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Why Acting Matters

Like a Bomb Going Off
Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia

Franz Schubert
The Complete Songs

Dance and Fashion

The Leonard Bernstein Letters

Artists Under Hitler
Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany

Eugene O'Neill
A Life in Four Acts

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