Creating Romanticism

Case Studies in the Literature, Science and Medicine of the 1790s

  • Sharon Ruston

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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  4. Sharon Ruston
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  5. Sharon Ruston
    Pages 97-131
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 178-218

About this book


This book argues that the term 'Romanticism' should be more culturally-inclusive, recognizing the importance of scientific and medical ideas that helped shape some of the key concepts of the period, such as natural rights, the creative imagination and the sublime.


English literature Imagination Romanticism

Authors and affiliations

  • Sharon Ruston
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SalfordUK

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