Romanticism and the Forms of Ruin: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Modalities of Fragmentation pdf epub fb2

Romanticism and the Forms of Ruin: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Modalities of Fragmentation by Thomas McFarland pdf epub fb2

Romanticism and the Forms of Ruin: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Modalities of Fragmentation Author: Thomas McFarland
Title: Romanticism and the Forms of Ruin: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Modalities of Fragmentation
ISBN: 0691101086
ISBN13: 978-0691101088
Other Formats: txt lit lrf lrf
Pages: 432 pages
Publisher: Princeton University Press (April 21, 1981)
Language: English
Category: Literature & Fiction
Size PDF version: 1359 kb
Size EPUB version: 1583 kb
Subcategory: Poetry




Despite their hopeful aspirations to wholeness in life and spirit, Thomas McFarland contends, the Romantics were ruins amidst ruins," fragments of human existence in a disintegrating world. Focusing on Wordsworth and Coleridge, Professor McFarland shows how this was true not only for each of these Romantics in particular but also for Romanticism in general.

Originally published in 1981.

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