Though traditionally defined as a relatively brief time period - typically the half century of 1780-1830 - the "Romantic era" constitutes a crucial, indeed unique, transitional phase in what has come to be called "modernity," for it was during these fifty years that myriad disciplinary, aesthetic, economic, and political changes long in the making accelerated dramatically. Due in part to the increased velocity of change, though, most of modernity's essential master-tropes - such as secularization, instrumental reason, ...

Romanticism and Modernity 2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138817456

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Romanticism and Modernity 2011, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415690188

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