Romantic Science

Author: Noah Heringman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791457023
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Romantic Science from the Author: Noah Heringman. Uncovers the vital role that new scientific discoveries played in Romantic literary culture.

A Concise Companion To The Romantic Age

Author: Jon Klancher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444308570
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A Concise Companion To The Romantic Age from the Author: Jon Klancher. A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age provides new perspectives on the relationships between literature and culture in Britain from 1780 to 1830 Provides original essays from a variety of multi-disciplinary scholars on the Romantic era Includes fresh insights into such topics as religious controversy and politics, empire and nationalism, and the relationship of Romanticism to modernist aesthetics Ranges across the Romantic era's literary, visual, and non-fictional genres

The Ecology Of British Romantic Conservatism 1790 1837

Author: Katey Castellano
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137354208
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The Ecology Of British Romantic Conservatism 1790 1837 from the Author: Katey Castellano. Analyzing Romantic conservative critiques of modernity found in literature, philosophy, natural history, and agricultural periodicals, this book finds a common theme in the 'intergenerational imagination.' This impels an environmental ethic in which obligations to past and future generations shape decisions about inherited culture and land.

Romantic Naturalists Early Environmentalists

Author: Dewey W. Hall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317061500
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Romantic Naturalists Early Environmentalists from the Author: Dewey W. Hall. In his study of Romantic naturalists and early environmentalists, Dewey W. Hall asserts that William Wordsworth and Ralph Waldo Emerson were transatlantic literary figures who were both influenced by the English naturalist Gilbert White. In Part 1, Hall examines evidence that as Romantic naturalists interested in meteorology, Wordsworth and Emerson engaged in proto-environmental activity that drew attention to the potential consequences of the locomotive's incursion into Windermere and Concord. In Part 2, Hall suggests that Wordsworth and Emerson shaped the early environmental movement through their work as poets-turned-naturalists, arguing that Wordsworth influenced Octavia Hill’s contribution to the founding of the United Kingdom’s National Trust in 1895, while Emerson inspired John Muir to spearhead the United States’ National Parks movement in 1890. Hall’s book traces the connection from White as a naturalist-turned-poet to Muir as the quintessential early environmental activist who camped in Yosemite with President Theodore Roosevelt. Throughout, Hall raises concerns about the growth of industrialization to make a persuasive case for literature's importance to the rise of environmentalism.

Romantic Rocks Aesthetic Geology

Author: Noah Heringman
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801441271
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Romantic Rocks Aesthetic Geology from the Author: Noah Heringman. This book reexamines a wide range of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century poetry to discover its relationship to a broad cultural consensus on the nature and value of geology, rocks, and landforms.

The Romance Of Victorian Natural History

Author: Lynn L. Merrill
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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The Romance Of Victorian Natural History from the Author: Lynn L. Merrill. The nineteenth century is frequently referred to as the golden age of the amateur naturalist. This study focuses on how the enthusiasm for natural history in the 19th century produced characteristic ways of conceptualizing and visualizing the world--especially the Victorian fascination with particulars-- as frequently seen in Victorian poetry, fiction, history, and textual studies. Arguing for natural history as an influential literary genre, Merrill examines the language and recurrent motifs in Victorian and some American natural history texts-- metaphors of keen vision, preoccupation with scale, and motifs of microscopes, museums, and collecting--and surveys the works of Philip Henry Gosse, Charles Kingsley, Hugh Miller, and John Burroughs.