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Romantic Imperialism Universal Empire and the Culture of Modernity

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ISBN-10: 0521586046

ISBN-13: 9780521586047

Edition: 1998

Authors: Saree Makdisi, Marilyn Butler, James Chandler

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This work traces the emergence of new forms of imperialism and capitalism as part of a culture of modernization in the late-18th and early-19th centuries, and looks at the ways in which they were identified with and contested in Romanticism.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/16/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface and acknowledgements
Introduction: universal empire
Home imperial: Wordsworth's London and the spot of time
Wordsworth and the image of nature
Waverley and the cultural politics of dispossession
Domesticating exoticism: transformations of Britain's Orient, 1785-1835
Beyond the realm of dreams: Byron, Shelley and the East
William Blake and the universal empire
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography