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Romanticism and childhood

Ann Wierda Rowland

Romanticism and childhood

the infantilization of British literary culture

by Ann Wierda Rowland

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children in literature,
  • English literature,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Romanticism,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnn Wierda Rowland
    SeriesCambridge studies in romanticism
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR468.C5 W54 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25061034M
    ISBN 109780521768146
    LC Control Number2011039517

      Romanticism was a type of reaction to Neoclassicism, in that Romantic artists found the rational, mathematical, reasoned elements of "classical" art (i.e.: the art of Ancient Greece and Rome, by way of the Renaissance) too confining. Not that they didn't borrow heavily from it when it came to things like perspective, proportions, and : Shelley Esaak.


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Romanticism and Childhood is the first study to examine the intersections of these historical developments and the first study to demonstrate that a rhetoric of infancy and childhood - the metaphors, images, figures and phrases repeatedly used to represent and conceptualize childhood - Romanticism and childhood book Romantic writers to construct a national literary history and culture Cited by:   Romanticism and Childhood is the first study to examine the intersections of these historical developments and the first study to demonstrate that a rhetoric of infancy and childhood - the metaphors, images, figures and phrases repeatedly used to represent and conceptualize childhood - enabled Romantic writers to construct a national literary history /5(5).

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The connections with the Romantic ideal of childhood are clear, but many writers of the ‘Golden Age’ of children’s literature (beginning in the s with Charles Kingsley’s The Water-Babies,and Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, ) went further, even expressing a longing themselves to be children once more.

As Carroll put it in his poem. Professor M O Grenby charts the rise of children’s literature throughout the 18th century, explaining how books for children increasingly blended entertainment with instruction. Jane Eyre and the rebellious child. Sally Shuttleworth. Drawing on children’s literature, educational texts and Charlotte Brontë’s own childhood experience.

Romanticism and the Vocation of Childhood describes the obsessive romantic cherishing of childhood above adulthood. Chapters on Wordsworth, Lamb, DeQuincey, and the “Li’le Hartley” Coleridge.

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Romanticism and the Vocation of Childhood describes the obsessive romantic cherishing of childhood above adulthood. Chapters on Wordsworth, Lamb, DeQuincey, and the “Li’le Hartley” Coleridge anatomize four different strategies for making durable literary and psychological use of childhood experience and the child’s literary persona.

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Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjoyed by children.

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Download Citation | Romanticism and the Vocation of Childhood | PlotzJudith. Romanticism and the Vocation of Childhood. New York: Palgrave. xvi, $ ISBN - Volume. The contributors to this book contend—although in widely differing ways and not always approvingly—that our culture is indeed still pervaded, in this postmodern moment of the very late twentieth century, by the Romantic conception of childhood which.

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