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The Mind in creation : essays on English Romantic literature in honour of Ross G. Woodman / edited by J. Douglas Kneale.

Kneale, John Douglas, 1955- (Added Author). Woodman, Ross Greig. (Added Author).
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Subject: English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
English literature > 18th century > History and criticism.
Romanticism > England.
Littérature anglaise > 19e siècle > Histoire et critique.
Littérature anglaise > 18e siècle > Histoire et critique.
Romantisme > Angleterre.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780773563315
  • ISBN: 0773563318
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 182 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: [Montreal, Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1992.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1 Byron and the Battle of Waterloo""; ""2 Such Structures as the Mind Builds""; ""3 Matthew Arnold's Wordsworth: The Tinker Tinkered""; ""4 Women and Words in Keats (with an Instance from La Belle Dame sans Merci)""; ""5 En-Gendering the System: The Book of Thel and Visions of the Daughters of Albion""; ""6 Romantic Aversions: Apostrophe Reconsidered""; ""7 How to Do Things with Shakespeare: Illustrative Theory and Practice in Blake's Pity""; ""Afterword: Prometheus Bound: The Case for Jupiter""; ""Notes""
Summary, etc.: Annotation The seven contributors to The Mind in Creation bring different critical perspectives -- including historical, textual, and deconstructive methodologies -- to bear on a variety of Romantic authors: Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. Together, their essays offer a representative view of the diversity of Romantic studies, from Byron's use of history to Blake's theory of illustration. A retrospective essay by Woodman himself surveys the past and anticipates the future of Romantic studies in the twentieth century. The Mind in Creation offers a uniquely Canadian perspective: the senior scholars and younger critics who have contributed to this volume -- some of them colleagues and former students of Professor Woodman's -- are all professors of literature at Canadian universities. The Mind in Creation brings together both traditional and innovative approaches to Romanticism in honour of a man whose prolific criticism and lifelong commitment to teaching literature have truly been acts of the mind in creation -- inspirational, exemplary, and lasting. The contributors include: David L. Clark, Jared Curtis, J. Douglas Kneale, W.J.B. Owen, Tilottama Rajan, Ronald Tetreault, and Milton Wilson. The collection also provides a selected bibliography of Ross G. Woodman.
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