Eugene, Professor Stelzig's Romantic Autobiography in England (The Nineteenth Century PDF

By Eugene, Professor Stelzig

Taking into consideration the recognition and diversity of the style, this collaborative quantity considers a variety of English Romantic autobiographical writers and modes, together with working-class autobiography, the frequent essay, and the staged presence.

In the wake of Rousseau's Confessions, autobiography turned an more and more well known in addition to a literary mode of writing. by way of the early 19th century, this hybrid and metamorphic style is located in every single place in English letters, in prose and poetry by means of women and men of all sessions. As such, it resists makes an attempt to supply a coherent historic account or identify a neat theoretical paradigm. The individuals to Romantic Autobiography in England embody the problem, focusing not just on significant writers comparable to William Wordsworth, De Quincey, and Mary Shelley, yet on newer additions to the canon corresponding to Mary Robinson, Dorothy Wordsworth, and Mary Hays. There also are essays at the scandalous Memoirs of Mrs. Billington and on Joseph Severn's autobiographical scripting of himself as "the pal of Keats." the result's an exploratory and provisional mapping of the sector, provocative instead of exhaustive, meant to motivate destiny scholarship and teaching.

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