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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Archetype (Psychology) in literature.,
  • Romanticism -- Great Britain.,
  • Mythology in literature.,
  • Myth in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-274) and index.

StatementAnthony John Harding.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR468.A72 H37 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 289 p. ;
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278536M
ISBN 100826210074
LC Control Number95010287

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“The ordinary modes of human thinking are magical, religious, social, and personal. We want our wishes to come true; we want the universe to care about us; we want the approval of those around us; we want to get even with that s.o.b. who insulted us at the last tribal council. Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe towards the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from to Romanticism was characterized by its emphasis on emotion and individualism as well as glorification of all the past and nature, preferring the. History and Archetype: Issues in Myth-Criticism Douglas Bush's Mythology In English Romantic Poetry is the only attempt at a comprehensive survey of the topic, however, as Harding quipps, it is more "taxonomic than critical" (The Reception of Myth 13). The Cost of Myth: Cyril Connolly and “Romanticism” Jean-Christophe Murat Université de Provence, Aix-Marseille In a introduction to Cyril Connolly’s (only) novel The Rock Pool, his contemporary and life-long friend Peter Quennell () writes: Cyril was a great romantic, and a romantic he remained until the end.