30 Great Myths about the Romantics by Duncan Wu

By Duncan Wu

Brimming with the interesting eccentricities of a posh and complicated flow whose impacts proceed to resonate deeply, 30 nice Myths in regards to the Romantics provides nice readability to what we all know – or think we all know – approximately the most vital classes in literary history.

  • Explores some of the misconceptions generally linked to Romanticism, delivering provocative insights that right and make clear a number of of the commonly-held myths concerning the key figures of this era
  • Corrects a few of the biases and ideology concerning the Romantics that experience crept into the 21st-century zeitgeist – for instance that they have been a number of drug-addled atheists who believed in unfastened love; that Blake was once a madman; and that Wordsworth slept along with his sister
  • Celebrates a number of of the mythic items, characters, and concepts that experience handed down from the Romantics into modern tradition – from Blake’s Jerusalem and Keats’s Ode on a Grecian Urn to the literary style of the vampire
  • Engagingly written to supply readers with a enjoyable but scholarly advent to Romanticism and key writers of the interval, utilizing the main up to date scholarship to the sequence of myths that proceed to form our appreciation in their work

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