Romanticism And Pleasure by T. SchmidRomanticism And Pleasure by T. Schmid

Romanticism And Pleasure

byT. Schmid, Michelle Faubert

Hardcover | January 19, 2011

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In this text nine scholars discuss the aesthetics, culture, and science of pleasure in the Romantic period. Richard Sha, Denise Gigante, and Anya Taylor, among others, make a timely contribution to recent debates about issues of pleasure, taste, and appetite by looking anew at the work of figures such as Byron, Coleridge, and Austen.
THOMAS H. SCHMID Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas at El Paso, USA.MICHELLE FAUBERT Associate Professor of Romantic Literature at the University of Manitoba, Canada.
Title:Romanticism And PleasureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:222 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.68 inPublished:January 19, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230102638

ISBN - 13:9780230102637

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Table of Contents

Foreword; D.Gigante Introduction; M.Faubert & T.H.Schmid Byron, Polidori, and the Epistemology of Romantic Pleasure; R.C.Sha Pleasure in an Age of Talkers: Keats's Material Sublime; B.Winakur Tontiplaphol 'Was it for this?': Romantic Psychiatry and the Addictive Pleasures of Moral Management; J.Faflak John Ferriar's Psychology, James Hogg's Justified Sinner, and the Gay Science of Horror-Writing; M.Faubert 'It is a path I have prayed to follow': The Paradoxical Pleasures of Romantic Disease; C.Lawlor Taking A Trip Into China: The Uneasy Pleasures of Colonialist Space in Mansfield Park; J.Cass Exhausted Appetites, Vitiated Tastes: Romanticism, Mass Culture and the Pleasures of Consumption; S.Webb 'Diminished Impressibility': Addiction, Neuroadaptation and Pleasure in Coleridge; T.H.Schmid Nature, Ideology, and the Prohibition of Pleasure in Blake's 'Garden of Love'; K.Hutchings

Editorial Reviews

"Romanticism and Pleasure offers a useful collection of essays that, taking an interdisciplinary approach to an often neglected topic, show how pervasive the discourse of pleasure was in the Romantic period. Some essays particularly stand out in that they reveal how a serious approach to pleasure can help us understand some well-known but little-examined or understood features of Romantic literature." - European Romantic Review