Franklin

Tracing women's romanticism : gender, history and transcendence / Kari E. Lokke.

Author/Creator:
Lokke, Kari., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series:
Routledge studies in romanticism ; 4.
Routledge studies in romanticism ; 4
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (208 p.)
Subjects:
European fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
European fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Romanticism -- Europe.
Bildungsromans -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
this volume argues that the künstlerromane of Mary Shelley, Bettine von Arnim, and George Sand offer feminist understandings of history and transcendence that constitute a critique of Romanticism from within.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Translations; Introduction: Romantic abandon; ""The vast tableau of destinies"": Germaine de Stal's Corinne, enthusiasm, and melancholy; ""The sweet reward of all our toil"": Content of mind in Mary Shelley's Valperga; Beyond impossibility: Bettine von Arnim's Die Gnderode, ""an ideal relation realized""; Rewriting Romanticism: George Sand's Consuelo and revolutionary history; Epilogue: Comic flight and the winds of fate: Isak Dinesen's The Dreamers; Notes; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-192) and index.
ISBN:
1-134-30062-X
0-203-69231-4
1-280-09587-3
0-203-44932-0
OCLC:
57235264
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203449325 doi
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