Studies in Romanticism

A scholarly literary quarterly focused on Romanticism and early nineteenth-century literature.

Articles from Vol. 47, No. 4, Winter

Blake's "Tyger" as Miltonic Beast
WILLIAM BLAKE'S "TYGER" IN SONGS OF EXPERIENCE, 1794, ROAMS throughout the poet s later symbolical books, and despite the intense scrutiny that scholars have dedicated to Blake's famous beast, it has not been recognized that imagery referencing the...
"Her Ideas Arranged Themselves": Re-Membering Poetry in Radcliffe
IN 1810 ANNA LAETITIA BARBAULD WROTE SOMEWHAT ANXIOUSLY ABOUT the tendency of readers to skip over the poems in Ann Radcliffe's novels: It ought not to be forgotten that there are many elegant pieces of poetry interspersed through the volumes...
"Jerusalem Is Scattered Abroad": Blake's Ottoman Geographies
They came up to Jerusalem; they walked before Albion / In the Exchanges of London every Nation walkd / And London walkd in every Nation mutual in love & harmony / Albion coverd the whole Earth, England encompassd the Nations,/ ... From bright Japan...
Lyrical Feeling: Novalis' Anthropology of the Senses
SCHOLARS HAVE RECENTLY BEGUN TO RECONSIDER KANT'S PHILOSOPHICAL project, and the Enlightenment project for which it often stands, as "one of bridging, not just sounding the abyss of dualism between reason and nature." (1) And, as Immanuel Kant writes...
"To Wordsworth" and the "White Obi"'. Slavery, Determination, and Contingency in Shelley's Peter Bell the Third
ONCE MORE INVOKING POETRY IN ADVANCE OF SCIENCE--IN THIS CASE prophesying the development of a radioactive decay-calculus that modern biologists call "half-life"--Percy Shelley's sonnet "To Wordsworth" reads as an epitaph for a man still alive. As...
"Which Is the Merchant Here? and Which the Jew?": Friends and Enemies in Walter Scott's Crusader Novels
THROUGHOUT MOST OF THE PERFORMANCE HISTORY OF THE MERCHANT OF Venice there would have been little or no motive to attend to the line I take here as my title. If the stage is crowded, with Shylock skulking somewhere in the background and Antonio indistinguishable...
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