The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature
Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature
1. Edition January 2012
1772 Pages, Hardcover
Burwick, Frederick / Goslee, Nancy Moore / Hoeveler, Diane Long (tables)
The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature is an authoritative three-volume reference work that covers British artistic, literary, and intellectual movements between 1780 and 1830, within the context of European, transatlantic and colonial historical and cultural interaction. With its cohesive organization and in-depth coverage of Romantic genres, this encyclopedia sets a new standard for scholarship in the field, and will be an indispensible resource for all students and researchers of Romanticism.
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The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature is an authoritative three-volume reference work that covers British artistic, literary, and intellectual movements between 1780 and 1830, within the context of European, transatlantic and colonial historical and cultural interaction.
* Comprises over 275 entries ranging from 1,000 to 6,500 words arranged in A-Z format across three fully cross-referenced volumes
* Written by an international cast of leading and emerging scholars
* Entries explore genre development in prose, poetry, and drama of the Romantic period, key authors and their works, and key themes
* Also available online as part of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature, providing 24/7 access and powerful searching, browsing and cross-referencing capabilities
Thematic List of Entries
Notes on Contributors
Romantic Literature A-G
Romantic Literature H-Re
Romantic Literature Re-Y
Nancy Moore Goslee, Professor of English and Distinguished Humanities Professor Emerita at the University of Tennessee, has published in three broad areas: inter-arts comparisons, Scott's poetry and the cross-cultural links between Scottish and English Romanticism, and feminist-inflected criticism of Romantic poets. Her books include Shelley's Visual Imagination (2011), Scott the Rhymer (1988), and Uriel's Eye: Miltonic Stationing and Statuary in Romantic Epic (1985).
Diane Long Hoeveler, Professor of English at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has published in the areas of the gothic and religious transformations, romanticism and gender, and women writers in the nineteenth century. She is author of Gothic Riffs: Secularizing the Uncanny in the European Imaginary, 1780-1820 (2010), Gothic Feminism (1998), and Romantic Androgyny (1990).