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Author Stanback, Emily B., author
Title The Wordsworth-Coleridge circle and the aesthetics of disability / by Emily B. Stanback
Imprint London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xv, 337 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Series Palgrave studies in literature, science and medicine
Palgrave studies in literature, science and medicine
Note This book argues for the importance of disability to authors of the Wordsworth-Coleridge circle. By examining texts in a variety of genres -- ranging from self-experimental medical texts to lyric poetry to metaphysical essays -- Stanback demonstrates the extent to which non-normative embodiment was central to Romantic-era thought and Romantic-era aesthetics. The book reassesses well-known literary and medical works by such authors as William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Humphry Davy, argues for the importance of lesser-studied work by authors including Charles Lamb and Thomas Beddoes, and introduces significant unpublished work by Tom Wedgwood
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject English literature -- History and criticism -- 19th century
Disabilities in literature
Romanticism
Literature
Nineteenth-Century Literature
Poetry and Poetics
British and Irish Literature
Literary History
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