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Ornamental Gentlemen

Literary Antiquarianism and Queerness in British Literature and Culture, 1760-1890

Ornamental Gentlemen( )
Author: Robinson, Michael
Series title:Edinburgh Critical Studies in Romanticism EUP Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2020
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $120.00
Book Description:

Why is book collecting controversial in late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain, and what role does book collecting play in the history of homophobia? How does the buying and collecting of books figure in the lives and works of the Romantics, those supposed apostles of spiritualizedpoetic genius? What is "bibliomania," and what makes this "book-disease" significant in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British culture?This book addresses these and many more questions about the...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / Lgbt
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 9.21 Inches

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