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By Jeffrey N. Cox

ISBN-10: 1107071941

ISBN-13: 9781107071940

ISBN-10: 1107419832

ISBN-13: 9781107419834

Jeffrey N. Cox reconsiders the heritage of British Romanticism, seeing the paintings of Byron, the Shelleys, and Keats responding not just to the 'first iteration' Romantics led by way of Wordsworth, yet extra on to the cultural strategies of the Napoleonic warfare years. Recreating intensive 3 moments of political problem and cultural creativity - the Peace of Amiens, the Regency drawback, and Napoleon's first abdication - Cox indicates how 'second iteration' Romanticism drew on cultural 'border raids', looking a world tradition at a time of world warfare. This booklet explores how the advent at the London level of melodrama in 1803 formed Romantic drama, how Barbauld's prophetic satire Eighteen Hundred and 11 prepares for the paintings of the Shelleys, and the way Hunt's debatable tale of Rimini confirmed more youthful writers the way to draw at the Italian cultural archive. Responding to global conflict, those writers sought to include a significantly new imaginative and prescient of the world.

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