A Half-Century of Greatness: The Creative Imagination of by Frederic Ewen,Jeffrey Wollock,Aaron Kramer,Jeffrey L. PDF

By Frederic Ewen,Jeffrey Wollock,Aaron Kramer,Jeffrey L. Wollock

   selection extraordinary educational name for 2008  A Half-Century of Greatness paints a brilliant and dramatic photo of the inventive considered mid- to past due 19th century Europe and the effect of the unsuccessful revolutions of 1848. It unearths frequently unforeseen hyperlinks among novelists, poets, and philosophers from England, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Ukraine—especially Dickens, Carlyle, Mill, the Brontës, and George Eliot; Hegel, Strauss, Feuerbach, Marx, Engels, Wagner, and several other German poets; the Hungarian poet Sándor Petöfi; Gogol, Dostoevsky, Bakunin, and Herzen in Russia, and the nice Ukrainian poet Shevchenko. Ewen is going directly to hint the transition from Romanticism to Victorianism, or what he calls “the Victorian compromise”—the ascendancy of the center category. The publication used to be reconstructed and edited via Dr. Jeffrey Wollock from Ewen’s ultimate manuscript. It comprises the author's personal reference citations all through, a reconstructed bibliography, and an up to date “further interpreting” record. this is often Ewen’s final paintings, the long-lost significant other to his  Heroic mind's eye. jointly, those books current a landscape of the social, political, and creative points of eu Romanticism, specially foreshadowing and complementing fresh paintings at the relation of Marxism to romanticism. a person attracted to what Lukacs known as “Romantic anticapitalism,”; who appreciates such books as Marshall Berman's  Adventures in Marxism or E.P. Thompson's  The Romantics (1997), will locate Ewen’s paintings a welcome boost.

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