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Romantic Poets, Critics, and Other Madmen

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$17.50 • £14.95 • €16.00

ISBN 9780674002029

Publication Date: 04/10/2000

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272 pages

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Charles Rosen was a concert pianist, Professor of Music and Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and the author of numerous books, including The Classical Style, The Romantic Generation, and Freedom and the Arts.

Awards & Accolades

  • Charles Rosen Is a 2011 National Humanities Medal Winner
  • 1999 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in Memory of Newton Arvin, Truman Capote Estate and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa
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