Nervous reactions : Victorian recollections of romanticism / edited by Joel Faflak and Julia M. Wright

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Subjects: English literature--19th century--History and criticism
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Romanticism--Great Britain
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2004
Series: SUNY series, studies in the long nineteenth century
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: vii, 287 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction / Joel Faflak, Julia M. Wright 1
1. De Quincey Collects Himself / Joel Faflak 23
2. Mrs. Julian T. Marshall's Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley / Lisa Vargo 47
3. Between Action and Inaction: The "Performance" of the Prima Donna in Eliot's Closet Drama / Grace Kehler 65
4. "Nervous ReincarNations: Keats, Scenery, and Mind Cure in Canada during the Post-Confederation Period, with Particular Reference to Archibald Lampman and Related Cases / D. M. R. Bentley 93
5. Early Romantic Theorists and The Fate of Transgressive Eloquence: John Stuart Mill's Response to Byron / Timothy J. Wandling 123
6. Dyspeptic Reactions: Thomas Carlyle and the Byronic Temper / Kristen Guest 141
7. "Growing Pains": Representing the Romantic in Gaskell's Wives and Daughters / Julia M. Wright 163
8. Snuffing Out an Article: Sara Coleridge and the Early Victorian Reception of Keats / Joanne Wilkes 189
9. Her Father's "Remains": Sara Coleridge's Edition of Essays on His Own Times / Alan Vardy 207
10. Opium Addictions and Meta-Physicians: Sara Coleridge's Editing of Biographia Literaria / Donelle Ruwe 229
Bibliography 253
List of Contributors 275
Index 277
Additional Authors: Faflak, Joel
Wright, Julia M
Notes: LCCN: 2003045653
ISBN: 0791459713 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0791459721 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-274) and index
OCLC Number: 51968874
ISBN/ISSN: 0791459713
0791459721