Evolving Visions of the French Revolution in English Romanticism (NEMLA 2013)

The exhilarating news of the French Revolution was the political spark for the literary explosion of English Romanticism, prompting authors to re-conceive what was literarily and metaphysically possible. Their new visions of the world were challenged by developments in France, however, as the idealism of the Revolution suffered through terror, blood, and ultimately dictatorship. This panel would explore how the authors in English Romanticism shaped and reshaped their visions to accommodate ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
NeMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
French
British
Gender & Sexuality
Long 18th Century
Romantics
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