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Published by International Conference on Romanticism in Provo, UT .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.,
  • Germany.

Subjects:

  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and German,
  • Literature, Comparative -- German and English,
  • Invention (Rhetoric) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Romanticism -- Great Britain,
  • Individualism in literature,
  • Romanticism -- Germany,
  • Romanticism in art

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Larry H. Peer.
ContributionsPeer, Larry H., International Conference on Romanticism.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR590 .I58 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3706544M
ISBN 100972369708
LC Control Number2003276811
OCLC/WorldCa51618858

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