Romanticism And Linguistic Theory: William Hazlitt, Language, and Literature

Hardcover | February 15, 2009

byMarcus Tomalin

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This innovative and ground-breaking study explores the complex relationship between linguistic theory and literature during the Romantic period, focusing particularly on William Hazlitt's writings about linguistic theory and also considering figures such as Leigh Hunt, Percy Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas De Quincey.

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This innovative and ground-breaking study explores the complex relationship between linguistic theory and literature during the Romantic period, focusing particularly on William Hazlitt's writings about linguistic theory and also considering figures such as Leigh Hunt, Percy Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas De Quincey.

MARCUS TOMALIN is a Fellow of Downing College and an Affiliated Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, UK. His research focuses upon literature and linguistic theory during the Romantic period, as well as missionary linguistics and the development of syntactic theory. His many publications include Linguistics and the Form...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 7.21 × 5.63 × 0.76 inPublished:February 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218334

ISBN - 13:9780230218338

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Linguistic Theory in the Eighteenth Century
Philology and Philosophical Grammar
The Implications of Style
The Languages of Literature
Victorian Perspectives
Bibliography
Index