At the Limits of Romanticism

Essays in Cultural, Feminist, and Materialist Criticism

Edited by Mary A. Favret and Nicola J. Watson

Published by: Indiana University Press

304 pages, 6.12 x 9.25 in, 6 b&w photos

  • Paperback
  • 9780253208538
  • Published: April 1994


" . . . provocative insights." —Nineteenth-Century Literature

". . . a series of well researched and persuasive essays examining what has been traditionally excluded from the Romantic literary canon: the feminine, the domestic, the local, collective, sentimental and novelistic." —Women's Studies Network (UK) Association Newsletter

". . . a contribution of real quality to ongoing debates." —British Journal for 18th Century Studies

The essays in this collection question romanticism's suppression of the feminine, the material, and the collective, and its opposition to readings centering on these concerns.