By Jon Klancher

A Concise better half to the Romantic Age presents new views at the relationships among literature and tradition in Britain from 1780 to 1830

  • Provides unique essays from a number of multi-disciplinary students at the Romantic period
  • Includes clean insights into such themes as non secular controversy and politics, empire and nationalism, and the connection of Romanticism to modernist aesthetics
  • Ranges around the Romantic era's literary, visible, and non-fictional genres

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The false dialectic in Satan’s claim allows God his eternal primacy. God will always have the last word, if he is always granted the first. The problem was to write one’s way out of this suffocating Alpha and Omega of Judeo-Christian discourse, using many of its words and concepts, without sliding back into it or finding new words for religious emotions translated into psychic states. Sometimes the poets twist that discourse into new psychic forms, by borrowing its expression, or, more rarely, throwing it over, as Byron’s anguished hero of Manfred: A Dramatic Poem (1817) tries to do.

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