Overview:The Ethics of Romanticism - In The Ethics of Romanticism Laurence Lockridge vigorously revives ethical criticism and at the same time brings to light the Romantics' profound engagement with ethical questions. He argues that a will to value is the pervasive motive of Romantic writers from Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge and De Quincey to Shelley, Hazlitt, Keats and Byron. They articulate a compelling ethics that has had a significant influence on modern thought. Yet its character has never before been systematically explored within the larger contexts of European thought. Lockridge argues that a focus on the ethical dimension of literature is the single most powerful strategy for structuring a writer's work as a whole, and that it can even prove congenial. He gives original, interrelated readings of the eight major British Romantic writers. In discussing the place of ethical criticism in modern letters, he qualifies or refutes opposing views - conservative, Marxist, and deconstructive. His book gives strong evidence of one direction criticism might fruitfully take in future years.

This book is on page /c4d1fa1948753c78ba2536910f976327/book/1603726393-9780521352567. It was written by the following authors: Laurence S. Lockridge. Book The Ethics of Romanticism, which can be read online, published by the company: Cambridge University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Poetry, Drama, Criticism. The book was published on 1989-11-02 00:00:00. It has 512 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 950 g. File for download The Ethics of Romanticism has PDF format and is called the-ethics-of-romanticism.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our bisontinesbisontins.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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