Skip to content

European Romanticism A Brief History with Documents

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0312450230

ISBN-13: 9780312450236

Edition: N/A

Authors: Warren Breckman

List price: $17.99
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


As the nineteenth century began, western Europe was swept by one of the great cultural shifts of the modern era: the Romantic movement. Warren Breckman's volume examines the history of Romanticism as a political, literary, and philosophical movement that exerted a significant influence on modern attitudes toward art, science, and religion. Incorporating both creative and critical writings from English, German, French, and Italian Romantic authors, as well as visual art of the Romantic era, Breckman demonstrates the crucial role of emergent nationalism within the Romantic movement, but also makes clear the transnational connections that made Romanticism a movement of international scope.…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 7/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594

List of Illustrations
Introduction: A Revolution in Culture
Romanticism and the Eighteenth-Century Legacy
Revolution as Cultural Catalyst: Romanticism, 1795-1805
Transitions in English and German Romanticism
French Romanticism
European Romanticism
Romantic Nationalism
The Documents
Of Two Wonderful Languages and Their Mysterious Power, 1797
Christianity or Europe: A Fragment, 1799
Preface to "Lyrical Ballads," 1800
Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, 1798
Athenaeum Fragment No. 116, 1798
On Incomprehensibility, 1800
The Genius of Christianity, 1802