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Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Alexander Regier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Exorbitant Enlightenment offers new ways to think about eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century literature and culture. It brings into focus a constellation of relatively unknown, pre-1790s ... More


America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Christopher Hanlon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

America’s England examines the patterns of affiliation through which U.S. writers, public intellectuals, politicians, and aesthetes encoded the political turmoil of antebellum America in ... More


Picturing America

Christopher Hanlon

in America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the extent to which U.S. appreciators of landscape during the antebellum period experienced U.S. geographies through the lens of the picturesque, an expression of English ... More


An Answer to the Question: “What Is Enthusiasm?”

John Mac Kilgore

in Mania for Freedom: American Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629728
eISBN:
9781469629742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629728.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter analyzes the broad history and philosophy of enthusiasm from the Antinomian Crisis of 1636-1638 in colonial America to the revolutionary Enlightenment at the end of the eighteenth ... More


Blake and Hamann: Exorbitants

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Out of the Anglo-German context, the previous chapter uncovered its two most exorbitant figures: William Blake and Johann Georg Hamann. This chapter discusses the most startling affinities and ... More


Introduction: Troubling Enlightenment

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The Introduction to the book lays out the aims of the project, formulates its major contributions, and explains its structure. It introduces the category of the ‘exorbitant’ as an important new way ... More


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