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"Genial" perception : Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the myth of genius in the long eighteenth century

Title
"Genial" perception : Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the myth of genius in the long eighteenth century / William Edinger.
ISBN
9781638040224
1638040222
9781638040231
Edition
First edition.
Publication
[Clemson, South Carolina] : Clemson University Press, 2022.
Copyright Notice Date
©2022
Physical Description
xiii, 287 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary
"'Genial' Perception is an authoritative, wide-ranging account of how the Romantic idea of creative genius-popularized by Wordsworth and Coleridge as an unmediated, transcendent, sui generis phenomenon-evolves out of traditional, common, critical languages, the philological demonstration of which grounds Romantic claims in history and culture while illuminating eighteenth-century aesthetics itself"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Genial perception
Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the myth of genius in the long eighteenth century
Other formats
Online version: Edinger, William. "Genial" perception. First edition [Clemson, South Carolina] : Clemson University Press, 2022
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 28, 2022
Series
18th-century moments
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
"Genial" perception
The imagination/fancy distinction and the tradition of critical binaries
Critical binaries of the mid- and later eighteenth century
Local unity of effect in Wordsworth and Coleridge
Perceptual naturalism in Wordsworth (I) : artful and "natural" beholding; languages of art and languages of "nature"
Perceptual naturalism in Wordsworth (II) : Longinian beholding and Wordsworth's new pictorialism
The Shaftesburyan inheritance
"Genial" perception and literacy
Wordsworth's revisions to the Snowdon episode
Conclusion: The philology of unacknowledged indebtedness.
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