Bibliographic Details

Counterfactual Romanticism / edited by Damian Walford Davies.

Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 324 pages)
Language English
Series Interventions : rethinking the nineteenth century
Subject Romanticism -- History and criticism.
Romanticism -- Philosophy.
Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- General.
Literature, Modern.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format E-Resource, Book
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Other authors / contributors Davies, Damian Walford, editor.
ISBN 9781526107077
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Extends counterfactual thought experiments from history and the social sciences to literary historiography, criticism and theory
Other form Print version : 9781784991418
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : counterfactual Romanticism / Damian Walford Davies
  • 'The object as in itself it really is not' : counterfactual Romanticism and the aesthetics of contingency / Anne C. McCarthy
  • Door-to-door and across-the-counter factuals : history as fashion, furniture, fraud, forgery, folklore and fiction in the Romantic onset of modernity / Gary Kelly
  • The possibilists : Romantic-era literary forgery and British alternative pasts / Mary-Ann Constantine
  • Sophia Lee's The recess and the epistemology of the counterfactual / Tilottama Rajan
  • Lord Byron reads The prelude / Kenneth R. Johnston
  • Counterfactual obstetrics : Mary Wollstonecraft's Frankenstein / Damian Walford Davies
  • John Thelwall : a counterfactual ghost story / Judith Thompson
  • Counterfactual speculations in late Romanticism : Scott, Banim, Galt and Mitford / Angela Esterhammer
  • Piratical counterfactual, piratical counterfictional : from Misson to melodrama / Manushag N. Powell
  • Romanticism and the (counterfactual) Chinese awakening / Peter J. Kitson
  • Counterfactual and future Romanticisms : the academy and the canon / Edward Larrissy.