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Author Henderson, Andrea K
Title Romanticism and the painful pleasures of modern life / Andrea K. Henderson
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
book jacket
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  873.295 H496    AVAILABLE    30580002741911
Descript xi, 295 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in Romanticism ; 75
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-288) and index
Introduction: submitting to liberty -- Finance and flagellation -- From sadism to masochism in the novels of Frances Burney -- The aesthetics of passion: Joanna Baillie's defense of the picturesque in an age of sublimity -- Practicing politics in the comfort of home -- Mastery and melancholy in suburbia -- Conclusion: languishing femmes fatales
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Romanticism -- Great Britain
Pain in literature
Pleasure in literature
Sexual dominance and submission in literature
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