eBook The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Frederick Burwick
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  • ISBN-10: 1118300912
  • ISBN-13: 9781118300916
  • DDC: 820.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1772 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released July 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature is a comprehensive reference resource covering British artistic, literary, and intellectual movements from the late 18th century to  the early 19th century, within the context of European, transatlantic and colonial historical and cultural interaction. This three-volume collection showcases over 275 entries written by leading international scholars, providing students and researchers with an authoritative overview of Romanticism.  Entries explore key authors and their works, literary invention and variation, major themes, new developments, and experimentation with form, within the context of literary genre and sub-genre. Each volume is carefully organized and fully cross-referenced, enabling easier researching. 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.

Contributors

Contributors

  • Frederick Burwick

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Editorial Board.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Thematic List of Entries.
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction.
Acknowledgements.
1: Abolitionist Prose.
2: Abolitionist Theatre.
3: Ackermann, Rudolph.
4: Adventure Novel.
5: Aikin, Lucy.
6: Anglo-Jewish Prose.
7: Antiquarianism.
8: Anti-Slavery Poetry.
9: Aquatic Drama.
10: Austen, Jane.
11: Austin, Sarah Taylor.
12: Autobiography and Confession.
13: Baillie, Joanna, Drama.
14: Baillie, Joanna, Poetry.
15: Ballad, Literary.
16: Banim, Michael and John.
17: Barbauld, Anna Letitia, Poetry.
18: Barbauld, Anna Letitia, Prose.
19: Beckford, William, and Vathek.
20: Beddoes, Thomas Lovell, Drama.
21: Beddoes, Thomas Lovell, Poetry.
22: Bell, Charles.
23: Bello, Andrés.
24: Bennett, Anna Maria (Agnes) Evans.
25: Bentham, Jeremy.
26: Bildungsroman.
27: Biography.
28: Blake, William, and the Bible.
29: Blake, William, Poetry.
30: Blake, William, Prose.
31: Blamire, Susannah.
32: Blanco White, José (Joseph).
33: Bloomfield, Robert, Poetry.
34: Bloomfield, Robert, Prose.
35: Brewster, David.
36: Bulwer-Lytton, Edward.
37: Burke, Edmund.
38: Burletta.
39: Burney, Frances.
40: Burns, Robert.
41: Byron, Lord, Drama.
42: Byron, Lord, Letters.
43: Byron, Lord, Poetry.
44: Campbell, Thomas.
45: Carlyle, Thomas.
46: Children's Literature.
47: Children's Poetry.
48: Clare, John, Poetry.
49: Clare, John, Prose.
50: Classical Greek Drama.
51: Classical Roman Drama.
52: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, Poetry.
53: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, Prose.
54: Coleridge, Sara.
55: Comedy.
56: Conversation and Friendship Poems.
57: Correspondence.
58: Cosmopolitan Prose.
59: Cowper, William.
60: Cristall, Ann Batten.
61: Criticism.
62: Croker, John Wilson.
63: ‘Dacre’ King, Charlotte.
64: Darwin, Erasmus.
65: Davy, Humphry.
66: De Fleury, Maria.
67: De Quincey, Thomas.
68: Devotional Poetry.
69: Dialect Poetry.
70: Diaries and Journals.
71: Dictionaries and Grammars.
72: Domestic Realism.
73: Eaton, Charlotte Anne (Waldie).
74: Edgeworth, Maria.
75: Edinburgh Review Set.
76: Educational Prose.
77: Egan, Pierce.
78: Ekphrasis.
79: Elegy.
80: Elizabethan Style in Drama.
81: Epic.
82: Equestrian Drama.
83: Essay.
84: Excursion Poem.
85: Farce.
86: Ferrier, Susan.
87: Fox, Charles James.
88: Fragment.
89: French Revolution, British Drama.
90: French Revolution, European Drama.
91: Fulhame, Elizabeth.
92: Fuseli, Henry.
93: Galt, John.
94: Gaspey, Thomas.
95: Gibbon, Edward.
96: Godwin, William.
97: Gothic Ballads.
98: Gothic Chapbook.
99: Gothic Drama.
100: Gothic Novel, Female.
101: Gothic Novel, Male.
102: Grant, Anne.
103: Greater Romantic Lyric.
104: Griffin, Gerald.
Title Page.
1: Hamilton, Elizabeth.
2: Hands, Elizabeth.
3: Haydon, Benjamin.
4: Hayley, William.
5: Hays, Mary.
6: Hazlitt, William.
7: Hemans, Felicia, Drama.
8: Hemans, Felicia, Poetry.
9: Historical Drama.
10: Historical Novel.
11: History.
12: Hofland, Barbara.
13: Hogg, James, Poetry.
14: Hogg, James, Prose.
15: Holcroft, Thomas.
16: Hone, William.
17: Hook, Theodore.
18: Hunt, Leigh, Prose.
19: Hunt, Leigh, Theatre Criticism.
20: Hunter, John and William.
21: Hymn.
22: Improvisational Modes.
23: Inchbald, Elizabeth, Drama.
24: Inchbald, Elizabeth, Prose.
25: Irish Prose.
26: Jacobin and Anti-Jacobin Novels.
27: Jones, William.
28: Jordan, Dorothy.
29: Kean, Edmund.
30: Keats, John, Poetry.
31: Keats, John, Prose.
32: Kelly, Frances Maria, and the Royalty Theatre.
33: Kemble, John Philip.
34: Knowles, James Sheridan.
35: Kotzebue, August von.
36: Labouring-Class Poetry.
37: Lamb, Charles.
38: Lamb, Lady Caroline.
39: Lamb, Mary.
40: Landon, Letitia Elizabeth.
41: Landor, Walter Savage, Imaginary Conversations.
42: Law and the On-Stage Trial.
43: Lee, Harriet and Sophia.
44: Lee, Richard.
45: Literary Annual.
46: Literary Annual, Poetry.
47: Loudon, John Claudius.
48: Lyceum Theatre.
49: Lyric Poetry.
50: Lyrical Drama.
51: Macaulay, Catharine.
52: Mad Plays.
53: Maginn, William.
54: Maturin, Charles Robert.
55: Meeke, Mary.
56: Melodrama.
57: Melodrama, Origin and Development.
58: Mitford, Mary Russell, Drama.
59: Mitford, Mary Russell, Prose.
60: Montagu, Basil.
61: Montgomery, James.
62: Moore, Thomas.
63: More, Hannah, Poetry.
64: More, Hannah, Prose.
65: Music and Song, Drama.
66: Natural History and Scientific Prose.
67: Newgate Literature.
68: Novel in an Era of Recovery.
69: Ode.
70: One-Act Plays.
71: Opera, English.
72: Opera, Italian.
73: Opie, Amelia.
74: Orientalism in Drama.
75: Orientalism, Poetry and Prose.
76: Ottava Rima.
77: Owenson, Sydney.
78: Paley, William.
79: Pantomime and Harlequinade.
80: Pastoral and Georgic.
81: Peacock, Thomas Love.
82: Performance.
83: Philosophy, Politics, and Religion.
84: Pickersgill, Joshua.
85: Poetic Prose and Prose Poetry.
86: Political Pamphlet.
87: Political Poetry.
88: Politics and Theatre.
89: Popular Romanticism.
90: Porter, Jane.
91: Prize Poems.
92: Prophecy.
93: Provis, Mary Anne.
94: Race and Miscegenation on Stage.
95: Radcliffe, Ann, Poetry.
96: Radcliffe, Ann, Prose.
97: Religious Prose.
98: Rescue Opera.
Title Page.
1: Reviews, Books.
2: Reviews, Poetry.
3: Ricardo, David.
4: Robinson, Henry Crabb.
5: Robinson, Mary, Drama.
6: Robinson, Mary, Poetry.
7: Robinson, Mary, Prose.
8: Roche, Regina Maria.
9: Roman-à-Clef.
10: Romance, Poetic Forms.
11: Sans Souci Theatre.
12: Satire, Poetry.
13: Satire, Prose.
14: Science Fiction.
15: Science and Poetry.
16: Scientific Prose.
17: Scott, Jane, and the Sans Pareil.
18: Scott, Walter, Poetry.
19: Scott, Walter, Prose.
20: Sheil, Richard Lalor.
21: Shelley, Mary.
22: Shelley, Percy Bysshe, Drama.
23: Shelley, Percy Bysshe, Poetry.
24: Shelley, Percy Bysshe, Prose.
25: Sherwood, Mary.
26: Siddons, Sarah.
27: Silver Fork Novel.
28: Smith, Charlotte, Poetry.
29: Smith, Charlotte, Prose.
30: Social Criticism.
31: Songs Heard and Unheard.
32: Sonnet.
33: Southey, Robert, Poetry.
34: Southey, Robert, Prose.
35: Spectacle.
36: Spence, Thomas.
37: Staël, Anne Louise Germaine Necker de.
38: Stage Adaptation.
39: Sublime.
40: Surmise.
41: Surr, Thomas Skinner.
42: Surrey Theatre.
43: Swashbuckling Drama and Music.
44: Tales.
45: Taylor, William.
46: Theatre Architecture.
47: Theatre Audiences.
48: Thelwall, John, Poetry.
49: Thelwall, John, Prose.
50: Tighe, Mary.
51: Torture on Stage.
52: Tragedy.
53: Tragedy, Emotions.
54: Transatlantic Romanticism.
55: Translation.
56: Translations of Foreign Drama.
57: Travel Narrative.
58: Urban Poetry.
59: Verse Epistle.
60: Visual and Verbal in Poetry.
61: Wainewright, Thomas Griffiths.
62: Walpole, Horace.
63: Wars and Battles, Drama.
64: Webb Loudon, Jane.
65: Welsh Prose.
66: West, Jane.
67: White, Gilbert.
68: Williams, Helen Maria, Poetry.
69: Williams, Helen Maria, Prose.
70: Wollstonecraft, Mary.
71: Wordsworth, Dorothy.
72: Wordsworth, William, Poetry.
73: Wordsworth, William, Prose.
74: Yearsley, Ann, Poetry.
75: Yearsley, Ann, Prose.
76: Young, Arthur.
Name Index.
Subject Index.