Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2019

272 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781786940834

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Amorous Aesthetics

Intellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788-1853

Seth T. Reno

Liverpool University Press

Romantic Reconfigurations Studies in Literature and Culture 1780 1850

  • The first book on intellectual love in the Romantic era
  • Theoretical approach at the intersection of affect studies, ecocriticism, and aesthetics
  • Examines love and emotion in both literature and science of the Romantic era
  • Contains original archival research on William Wordsworth's manuscripts held by the Jerwood Centre, as well as manuscripts by Percy Shelley and John Clare held by the Pforzheimer Collection at the New York Public Library