home
 
European History
HISTORY
New & Notable

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

896 books to browse, currently displaying 1-20
AWARD-WINNING TITLES

< previous  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  . . .  40  41  42  43  44  next >




The Art of Peacemaking
Political Essays by István Bibó
 



Roads Taken
The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way
 



Saints and Sinners
A History of the Popes; Fourth Edition
 



Shadows
The Depiction of Cast Shadows in Western Art
 



Artists Under Hitler
Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany
 



Family Politics
Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival, 1900-1950
 



The Hundred Years War
A People's History
 



The Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative
 



Wellington's Wars
The Making of a Military Genius
 



Imprudent King
A New Life of Philip II
 



Those Who Hold Bastogne
The True Story of the Soldiers and Civilians Who Fought in the Biggest Battle of the Bulge
 



Ukraine Crisis
What It Means for the West
 



Cunegonde's Kidnapping
A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
 



The Huguenots
 



Global Crisis
War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century
 



Auschwitz and After
Second Edition
 



The Danube
A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest
 



Italian Venice
A History
 



The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 41
Volume 41: September 16, 1783, through February 29, 1784
 



Forbidden Music
The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis
 

< previous  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  . . .  40  41  42  43  44  next >