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Ancestral Voices: Fifty Books from the Romantic Period (Revolution & Romanticism, 1789-1834) - SIGNED

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Product description

Books tend to be submerged, their importance and individuality lost in the construct of literary history. The reading public of the Romantic period had no idea what its age would come to stand for. To take a sampling of fifty books that made an impact at the time is to see cross-currents and connexions, rising and falling reputations, and quite unexpected patterns emerging.

Ancestral Voices us based on the introductions to the Woodstock Revolution and Romanticism series - but revised and extended - and so constitutes a handy guide to the riches of the series. It is indexed so that trends, themes, achievements and careers may be easily uncovered. It thus provides for the reader an insight into the ideological, social and historical underpinning of the revolutionary period, and shows how the poets, playwrights, novelists and thinkers of the time belonged to and transcended it.

On the title page is the inscription "for Georgia with love May 1994 Jonathan"

There is slight shelf wear to the dust jacket. Otherwise, the book is in excellent throughout.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition, Signed
Author(s):
Wordsworth, Jonathan
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.75" by 5.5"
Edition:
First, 1991
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1854770845
ISBN-13:
9781854770844
Number of pages:
221
Publisher:
Woodstock
Title:
Ancestral Voices: Fifty Books from the Romantic Period (Revolution & Romanticism, 1789-1834) - SIGNED

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Books tend to be submerged, their importance and individuality lost in the construct of literary history. The reading public of the Romantic period had no idea what its age would come to stand for. To take a sampling of fifty books that made an impact at the time is to see cross-currents and connexions, rising and falling reputations, and quite unexpected patterns emerging.

Ancestral Voices us based on the introductions to the Woodstock Revolution and Romanticism series - but revised and extended - and so constitutes a handy guide to the riches of the series. It is indexed so that trends, themes, achievements and careers may be easily uncovered. It thus provides for the reader an insight into the ideological, social and historical underpinning of the revolutionary period, and shows how the poets, playwrights, novelists and thinkers of the time belonged to and transcended it.

On the title page is the inscription "for Georgia with love May 1994 Jonathan"

There is slight shelf wear to the dust jacket. Otherwise, the book is in excellent throughout.

Added value:
First Edition, Signed
Author(s):
Wordsworth, Jonathan
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.75" by 5.5"
Edition:
First, 1991
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1854770845
ISBN-13:
9781854770844
Number of pages:
221
Publisher:
Woodstock
Title:
Ancestral Voices: Fifty Books from the Romantic Period (Revolution & Romanticism, 1789-1834) - SIGNED

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