Download PDF by Duncan Wu: 30 Great Myths about the Romantics

By Duncan Wu

Brimming with the attention-grabbing eccentricities of a fancy and complicated flow whose affects proceed to resonate deeply, 30 nice Myths in regards to the Romantics provides nice readability to what we all know – or think we all know – approximately the most very important classes in literary history.

  • Explores a number of the misconceptions quite often linked to Romanticism, providing provocative insights that right and make clear a number of of the commonly-held myths in regards to the key figures of this era
  • Corrects many of the biases and ideology concerning the Romantics that experience crept into the 21st-century zeitgeist – for instance that they have been a number of drug-addled atheists who believed in unfastened love; that Blake was once a madman; and that Wordsworth slept along with his sister
  • Celebrates a number of of the mythic items, characters, and ideas that experience handed down from the Romantics into modern tradition – from Blake’s Jerusalem and Keats’s Ode on a Grecian Urn to the literary style of the vampire
  • Engagingly written to supply readers with a enjoyable but scholarly advent to Romanticism and key writers of the interval, utilizing the main updated scholarship to the sequence of myths that proceed to form our appreciation in their work

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