The Humanistic Tradition Book 5: Romanticism, Realism, and the Nineteenth-Century World

Paperback | January 29, 2010

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Interdisciplinary in approach and topical in focus, the sixth edition of The Humanistic Tradition continues to bring to life humankind's creative legacy. With more than 800 illustrations and some 150 literary sources in accessible translations, this widely acclaimed humanities survey takes a global perspective that is at once selective and engaging, and helps students better understand the relationship between world cultures. Available in multiple formats, The Humanistic Tradition examines the political, economic, and social contexts out of which history's most memorable achievements emerged.

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Interdisciplinary in approach and topical in focus, the sixth edition of The Humanistic Tradition continues to bring to life humankind's creative legacy. With more than 800 illustrations and some 150 literary sources in accessible translations, this widely acclaimed humanities survey takes a global perspective that is at once selectiv...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:11.4 × 8.6 × 0.4 inPublished:January 29, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007734622X

ISBN - 13:9780077346225

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Table of Contents

Book 5: Romanticism, Realism, and the Nineteenth-Century World

27 The Romantic View of Nature

Looking Ahead

The Progress of Industrialization

Early Nineteenth-Century Thought

Nature and the Natural in European Literature

Nature and the Natural in Asian Literature

Romantic Landscape Painting

American Romanticism

Looking Back

28 The Romantic Hero

Looking Ahead

Nationalism and the Hero

The Promethean Hero

Goethe's Faust: The Quintessential Romantic Hero

Romantic Love and Romantic Stereotypes

Looking Back

29 The Romantic Style in Art and Music

Looking Ahead

Heroic Themes in Art

Trends in Mid Nineteenth-Century Architecture

The Romantic Style in Music

The Romantic Ballet

Romantic Opera

Looking Back

30 Industry, Empire, and the Realist Style

Looking Ahead

The Global Dominion of the West

Nineteenth-Century Social Theory

Realism in Literature

Realism in the Visual Arts

Late Nineteenth-Century Architecture

Realism in Music

Looking Back

31 The Move Toward Modernism

Looking Ahead

Late Nineteenth-Century Thought

Poetry in the Late Nineteenth Century: The Symbolists

Music in the Late Ninteenth Century: Debussy

Painting in the Late Ninteenth Century

Art Nouveau

Literature in the Late Nineteenth Century

The Arts of Africa and Oceania

Postimpressionism

Looking Back