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John Keats and the ideas of the Enlightenment [electronic resource] / Porscha Fermanis.

Author/Creator:
Fermanis, Porscha, 1975-
Publication:
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (232 p.)
Subjects:
Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Enlightenment.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
John Keats is generally considered to be the least intellectually sophisticated of all the major Romantic poets, but he was a more serious thinker than either his contemporaries or later scholars have acknowledged. This book provides a major reassessment of Keats's intellectual life by considering his engagement with a formidable body of eighteenth-century thought from the work of Voltaire, Robertson, and Gibbon to Hutcheson, Hume, and Smith. The book re-examines some of Keats's most important poems, including The Eve of St Agnes, Hyperion, Lamia, and Ode to Psyche, in the light of a range of
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction: Keats, Enlightenment and Romanticism; Chapter 1: Ancients and Moderns; Chapter 2: Civil Society; Chapter 3: The Science of Man; Chapter 4: Political Economy; Chapter 5: Moral Philosophy; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-206) and index.
ISBN:
0-7486-5218-3
1-282-62034-7
9786612620348
0-7486-3781-8
OCLC:
646573741
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