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Romanticism, Literature and Philosophy

Expressive Rationality in Rousseau, Kant, Wollstonecraft and Contemporary Theory

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Romanticism, Literature and Philosophy by Simon Swift
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Romanticism, Literature and Philosophy proposes a radical revisioning of Romantic literature by developing a new insight into its philosophical importance. It challenges both a number of recent attacks on philosophical reason, and new historicist readings of Romanticism, by arguing that they fundamentally misinterpret what reason is in strikingly similar ways. Engaging with the philosophical, political and literary writings of Rousseau, Kant and Mark Wollstonecraft, and with the deconstruction of Paul de Man and Gayatri Spivak, it suggests that postmodernism's recent assault on Enlightement universalism, and on aesthetic autonomy, in the name of particularity and heterogeneity underestimates the capacity of reason to orient itself towards forms of anthropological and literary defence. Simon Swift is Lecturer in Critical and Culural Theory at the School of English, University of Leeds.

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Simon Swift is Lecturer in Critical and Cultural Theory at the School of English, University of Leeds.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2006
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
192
Dimensions
234x156x13
ISBN-13
9780826486448
Product ID
1675716

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