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Religion, toleration, and British writing, 1790-1830 [electronic resource] / Mark Canuel.

By: Canuel, Mark.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies in Romanticism: 53.Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (vi, 317 p.).ISBN: 0511042590 (electronic bk.); 9780511042591 (electronic bk.); 0511148291; 9780511148293; 0511045816; 9780511045813; 0511120745 (electronic bk.); 9780511120749 (electronic bk.); 9780521815772; 0521815770.Subject(s): English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Religion and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Religious tolerance in literature | Religion and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Religious tolerance -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Religious tolerance -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Romanticism -- Great Britain | Electronic books | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | Literatur | Religi�ose Literatur | Englisch | Geschichte 1790-1830 | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Online-Publikation.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Religion, toleration, and British writing, 1790-1830.DDC classification: 820.9/382 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Romanticism and the writing of toleration -- "Holy hypocrisy" and the rule of belief: Radcliffe's gothics -- Coleridge's polemic divinity -- Sect and secular economy in the Irish national tale -- Wordsworth and the "frame of social being" -- "Consecrated fancy": Byron and Keats -- Conclusion: the Inquisitorial stage.
Summary: Canuel examines the way that Romantic poets, novelists and political writers criticised the traditional grounding of British political unity in religious conformity. Canuel shows how Romantic writers including Bentham, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Byron saw their works as political and literary commentaries on the extent and limits of religious toleration.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 302-313) and index.

Romanticism and the writing of toleration -- "Holy hypocrisy" and the rule of belief: Radcliffe's gothics -- Coleridge's polemic divinity -- Sect and secular economy in the Irish national tale -- Wordsworth and the "frame of social being" -- "Consecrated fancy": Byron and Keats -- Conclusion: the Inquisitorial stage.

Canuel examines the way that Romantic poets, novelists and political writers criticised the traditional grounding of British political unity in religious conformity. Canuel shows how Romantic writers including Bentham, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Byron saw their works as political and literary commentaries on the extent and limits of religious toleration.

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