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Beasts of Burden
Beasts of Burden (April 2017)
Biopolitics, Labor, and Animal Life in British Romanticism
Ron Broglio - Author

Uses literature, art, and cultural texts from the British Romantic period to explore the age in which biological life and its abilities first became regulated by the rising nation.

In Beasts of Burden, Ron Broglio examines how lives—human and animal—were counted in rural England and Scotland during the Romantic period. During this time, Britain experienced unprecedented data collection from censuses, ordinan...(Read More)
 
 
Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance
Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance (October 2013)
A Dialogue with the Persian Poet Hafiz
Hafiz - Author
Martin Bidney - Author and Translator

A selection of poems by one of Islam’s greatest poetic voices.

“In his poetry, Hafiz has inscribed undeniable truth indelibly … Hafiz has no peer!” — Goethe

Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance includes 103 pioneering poems by the medieval Persian poet and Sufi monk Muhammad Shemseddin Hafiz (ca. 1320–1389). With the rich complexity of a character in ...(Read More)
 
 
Manly Leaders in Nineteenth-Century British Literature
Manly Leaders in Nineteenth-Century British Literature (March 2008)
Daniela Garofalo - Author

Examines fantasies of charismatic, virile leaders in British literature from the 1790s to the 1840s.

From the 1790s to the 1840s, the fear that Britain had become too effeminate to protect itself against the anarchic forces unleashed by the French Revolution produced in many British writers of the period a desire to portray strong leaders who could control the democratic and commercial forces of modernization. While...(Read More)
 
 
Romantic Psychoanalysis
Romantic Psychoanalysis (November 2007)
The Burden of the Mystery
Joel Faflak - Author

How the Romantics invented psychoanalysis in advance of Freud

In this provocative work, Joel Faflak argues that Romanticism, particularly British Romantic poetry, invents psychoanalysis in advance of Freud. The Romantic period has long been treated as a time of incipient psychological exploration anticipating more sophisticated discoveries in the science of the mind. Romantic Psychoanalysis challenges ...(Read More)
 
 
Friedrich Schlegel and the Emergence of Romantic Philosophy
Friedrich Schlegel and the Emergence of Romantic Philosophy (April 2007)
Elizabeth Millan - Author

The origins of early German Romanticism and the philosophical contributions of the movement’s most important philosopher.

This book addresses the philosophical reception of early German Romanticism and offers the first in-depth study in English of the movement’s most important philosopher, Friedrich Schlegel, presenting his philosophy against the background of the controversies that shaped its emergen...(Read More)
 
 
The Birth of Novalis
The Birth of Novalis (February 2007)
Friedrich von Hardenberg's Journal of 1797, with Selected Letters and Documents
Bruce Donehower - Translated, edited, and with an introduction by
Novalis - Author
Friedrich von Hardenberg - Author

A frank and candid glimpse into the early life of the maturing poet.

Friedrich von Hardenberg, who later became known as the poet Novalis, kept a journal between April and July 1797 that captured his moods, thoughts, and observations following the death of his fifteen-year-old fiancée Sophie von Kühn and his dearly loved younger brother Erasmus. The journal’s short, day-to-day entries allow a frank...(Read More)
 
 
Notes for a Romantic Encyclopaedia
Notes for a Romantic Encyclopaedia (February 2007)
Das Allgemeine Brouillon
Novalis - Author
David W. Wood - Translated, edited, and with an introduction by

The first English translation of Novalis’s unfinished notes for a universal science, Das Allgemeine Brouillon.

Novalis is best known in history as the poet of early German Romanticism. However, this translation of Das Allgemeine Brouillon, or “Universal Notebook,” finally introduces him to the English-speaking world as an extraordinarily gifted philosopher in his own right and shatter...(Read More)
 
 
Romantic Poetry and the Fragmentary Imperative
Romantic Poetry and the Fragmentary Imperative (November 2005)
Schlegel, Byron, Joyce, Blanchot
Christopher A. Strathman - Author

Uses the concept of the poetic fragment to draw connections between romantic poetry and modern literature and literary theory.

Romantic Poetry and the Fragmentary Imperative
locates Byron (and, to a lesser extent, Joyce) within a genealogy of romantic poetry understood not so much as imaginative self-expression or ideological case study but rather as what the German romantics call "romantische poesie"&...(Read More)
 
 
The Perversity of Poetry
The Perversity of Poetry (December 2004)
Romantic Ideology and the Popular Male Poet of Genius
Dino Franco Felluga - Author

Explains why poetry gave way to the realist novel as the dominant literary form in nineteenth-century England.

Once the dominant literary form, poetry was gradually eclipsed by the realist novel; indeed, by 1940 W. H. Auden was able to note, "Poetry makes nothing happen." In The Perversity of Poetry, Dino Franco Felluga explores the cultural background of poetry's marginalization by examining nineteen...(Read More)
 
 
On the Essence of Language
On the Essence of Language (September 2004)
The Metaphysics of Language and the Essencing of the Word Concerning Herder's Treatise On the Origin of Language
Martin Heidegger - Author
Wanda Torres Gregory - Translator
Yvonne Unna - Translator

This important early Heidegger text sheds new light on his later focus on language.

This English translation of Vom Wesen der Sprache, volume 85 of Martin Heidegger's Gesamtausgabe, contains fascinating discussions of language that are important both for those interested in Heidegger's thought and for those who wish to think through the nature of language. The guiding theme of these reflections on langua...(Read More)
 
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