Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2016

216 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748691401

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Romantic Realities

Speculative Realism and British Romanticism

First Edition

Evan Gottlieb

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Speculative Realism

  • Explores Romantic literature through the lens of 21st century speculative realist philosophy
  • Reads the poetry and poetics of Wordsworth in relation to Graham Harman's object-oriented ontology and Timothy Morton's dark ecology
  • Reads Coleridge's poems and ideas in relation to Ray Brassier's philosophical nihilism and Iain Hamilton Grant's revisionist readings of Schelling
  • Reads Shelley's oeuvre in relation to Quentin Meillassoux's radical immanentism and Manuel DeLanda's process ontology
  • Reads Byron's best-known poems in relation to Alain Badiou's truth procedures and Bruno Latour's actor-network-theory
  • Reads Keats' oeuvre in relation to Levi Bryant's onticology and Ian Bogost's alien phenomenology

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