From enlightenment to romanticism: Anthology II

From enlightenment to romanticism: Anthology II

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Key text for OU course: From Enlightenment to Romanticism. Provides primary and secondary sources on industry and changing landscapes, new forms of knowledge, new conceptions of art and the artist, and the exotic and the Oriental. Each selection is accompanied by a detailed introduction explaining the context and significance of the sources. Extracts in the anthology stimulate questions rather than providing reassuring answers, but provide vital insights to the major events, movements, and personalities of the time.. Invaluable resource for all students of European culture in the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719066733
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 04/08/2004
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

About the Author

Carmen Lavin and Ian Donnachie are both at The Open University and members of From Enlightenment to Romanticism course team

Table of Contents

Part I Industry and Changing Landscapes
The Lake District
The Picturesque, the Beautiful and the Sublime
Into the Romantic: Wordsworth and the Lakes
Robert Owen A New View of Society
Part II New Forms of Knowledge
Science as Public Culture
Sir John Soane
Part III New Conceptions of Art and The Artist
Two Conceptions of Art
Goethe Faust Part One
Schubert’s Lieder: Settings of Goethe’s Poems
Lord Byron: Childe Harold
Part IV The Exotic and Oriental
The Royal Pavilion at Brighton
The Journal of Eugène Delacroix

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