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Published: 31 August 2020

352 Pages

9 × 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789621778

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Material Transgressions

Beyond Romantic Bodies, Genders, Things

Edited by Kate Singer and Ashley Cross
Edited by Suzanne Barnett

Liverpool University Press

Romantic Reconfigurations Studies in Literature and Culture 1780 1850

  • The first book on Romanticism and new materialism
  • Challenges entrenched theoretical and historical concepts of sexed bodies, discrete things, embodied subjectivities, and fixed texts
  • Offers original readings of canonical and noncanonical texts that lead to new ways of thinking about materiality in the Romantic period and now
  • Redraws the division often entrenched in period scholarship that sees women's and men's writing in separate spheres
  • Revitalizes Romanticism as an important period for thinking materiality, both considering new historicist accounts of it and moving beyond those