By Duncan Wu
Brimming with the attention-grabbing eccentricities of a fancy and complicated flow whose affects 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 essentially the most vital classes in literary history.
- Explores many of the misconceptions normally linked to Romanticism, supplying provocative insights that right and make clear numerous of the commonly-held myths concerning the key figures of this era
- Corrects many of the biases and ideology in regards to 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 loose love; that Blake used to be a madman; and that Wordsworth slept along with his sister
- Celebrates numerous of the mythic gadgets, 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 creation to Romanticism and key writers of the interval, employing the main updated scholarship to the sequence of myths that proceed to form our appreciation in their work
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30 Great Myths about the Romantics by Duncan Wu