The Resource The birth of European romanticism : truth and propaganda in Staël's "De l'Allemagne", 1810-1813, John Claiborne Isbell

The birth of European romanticism : truth and propaganda in Staël's "De l'Allemagne", 1810-1813, John Claiborne Isbell

Label
The birth of European romanticism : truth and propaganda in Staël's "De l'Allemagne", 1810-1813
Title
The birth of European romanticism
Title remainder
truth and propaganda in Staël's "De l'Allemagne", 1810-1813
Statement of responsibility
John Claiborne Isbell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The modern term 'Romantic' coined in Germany reached Europe and America through Stael's best-seller De l'Allemagne. Stael here transforms her eclectic source material into a sweeping Romantic manifesto, a weapon offering Napoleonic Europe an alternative to everything he stood for. Napoleon tried to destroy the book in 1810; republished as he fell, it revealed a new universe which helped to bury the neo-Classical past and to shape the nineteenth century. In this ground-breaking work, Dr. Isbell analyses Stael's vast agenda, covering Classical and Romantic divides in Western art, philosophy, religion and society from 1789 to 1815. This investigation sheds new light on the two revolutions that created modern Europe, seen here by a leader of both
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Cataloging source
TOC
Dewey number
848/.609
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ2431.Z5
LC item number
I82 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Cambridge studies in French
  • Cambridge studies in French
Series volume
  • 49
  • 49
Label
The birth of European romanticism : truth and propaganda in Staël's "De l'Allemagne", 1810-1813, John Claiborne Isbell
Publication
Note
Bibliography: p253-264. _ Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-264) and index
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  • net
Contents
1. Birth of a nation - Stael's Romantic Germany in 1810 -- 2. Romantic literature and politics -- 3. Philosophy and ethics in Napoleonic Europe -- 4. Religion, love, enthusiasm - a new Enlightenment -- Appendix: De l'Allemagne titles and dates
Control code
000010581562
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 269 p.
Isbn
9780521433594
Lccn
93038834
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.b25958562
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29259371
  • cbo0521433592

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