Romanticism and the City

  • Larry H. Peer

Part of the Nineteenth-Century Major Lives and Letters book series (19CMLL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: The Infernal and Celestial City of Romanticism

  3. Theories of the City

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. William Galperin
      Pages 25-41
    3. Diane Long Hoeveler
      Pages 55-72
    4. Marilyn Gaull
      Pages 73-84
  4. Continental Cities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Nancy Yousef
      Pages 87-104
    3. Alexander Schlutz
      Pages 105-134
    4. Ernesto Livorni
      Pages 135-155
  5. London

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 261-283

About this book


Romanticism and the City explores how late eighteenth and early nineteenth century literature conceptualized urban space. Fresh readings of key texts show how Romantic concerns with urban life shaped both individual works and broad theoretical issues in European Romanticism at large.


English literature Romanticism William Blake William Wordsworth Wordsworth

Editors and affiliations

  • Larry H. Peer
    • 1
  1. 1.Brigham Young UniversityUSA

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