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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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Making Make-Believe Real
Politics as Theater in Shakespeare's Time
 



Yale French Studies, Number 127
Animots: Postanimality in French Thought
 



The Little Review "Ulysses"
 



Machado de Assis
A Literary Life
 



Kander and Ebb
 



Cervantes' "Don Quixote"
 



Languages of the Night
Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe
 



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



Dante
A Life in Works
 



Oscar Wilde's Chatterton
Literary History, Romanticism, and the Art of Forgery
 



The War That Used Up Words
American Writers and the First World War
 



Those Who Write for Immortality
Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame
 



Curiosity
 



The Allure of the Archives
 



Ukrainian Nationalism
Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956
 



The Virtue of Sympathy
Magic, Philosophy, and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England
 



Wordsworth’s Poetry 1787-1814
 



The Big House
Image and Reality of the American Prison
 



Artists Under Hitler
Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany
 



The Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative
 

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