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Burdens of Enlightenment

Nicholas Halmi

in The Genealogy of the Romantic Symbol

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212415
eISBN:
9780191707223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212415.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This imagined transposition of nature from nature itself to a book is analogous to the experience that Enlightenment aesthetics designated the sublime, in which, precisely by means of a subjective ... More


Body and Soul

Andrew Kahn

in Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234745
eISBN:
9780191715747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234745.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter returns to the intersection of poetry and ideas. It refocuses on a theory of sensibility that is an important part of the pre-Romantic legacy of Pushkin's view of individual identity. In ... More


Towards a Happy Revolution

Roger Pearson

in Unacknowledged Legislators: The Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754473
eISBN:
9780191816130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754473.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter begins with the view commonly held in mid-eighteenth-century France that poetry in verse had become outmoded. By contrast, the idea of the prose-writer as lawgiver was rapidly gaining ... More


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