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British Romanticism and the science of the mind [electronic resource] / Alan Richardson.

By: Richardson, Alan, 1955-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies in Romanticism: 47.Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xx, 243 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511030886 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511030888 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511046138 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511046131 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511153090; 9780511153099; 0511118694 (electronic bk.); 9780511118692 (electronic bk.); 9780521781916 (hbk.); 0521781914 (hbk.); 0511012055 (electronic bk.); 9780511012051 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Brain -- Research -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Neurosciences -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Romanticism -- Great Britain | Mind and body in literature | Psychology in literature | Litt�erature anglaise -- 19e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | Litt�erature et sciences -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Cerveau -- Recherche -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Neurosciences -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Romantisme -- Grande-Bretagne | Esprit et corps dans la litt�erature | Psychologie dans la litt�erature | Letterkunde | Engels | Romantiek | Neurowetenschappen | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | Literatur | Neurologie | Romantik | Englisch | Geschichte 1793-1825 | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Online-Publikation. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: British Romanticism and the science of the mind.DDC classification: 820.9/356 Other classification: 18.05 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE Introduction: neural Romanticism; CHAPTER TWO Coleridge and the new unconscious; CHAPTER THREE A beating mind: Wordsworth's poetics and the science of feelings�Z; CHAPTER FOUR Of heartache and head injury: minds, brains, and the subject of Persuasion; CHAPTER FIVE Keats and the glories of the brain; CHAPTER SIX Embodied universalism, Romantic discourse, and the anthropological imagination; CHAPTER SEVEN Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: In this provocative and original study, poets such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Keats, and novelists such as Jane Austen and Mary Shelley, are shown to have shared a surprising extent of common ground with pioneering brain scientists include Erasmus Darwin and F. J. Gall.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-236) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE Introduction: neural Romanticism; CHAPTER TWO Coleridge and the new unconscious; CHAPTER THREE A beating mind: Wordsworth's poetics and the science of feelings�Z; CHAPTER FOUR Of heartache and head injury: minds, brains, and the subject of Persuasion; CHAPTER FIVE Keats and the glories of the brain; CHAPTER SIX Embodied universalism, Romantic discourse, and the anthropological imagination; CHAPTER SEVEN Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index;

In this provocative and original study, poets such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Keats, and novelists such as Jane Austen and Mary Shelley, are shown to have shared a surprising extent of common ground with pioneering brain scientists include Erasmus Darwin and F. J. Gall.

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