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The Romantic Imperative

The Concept of Early German Romanticism

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674019805

Publication Date: 04/28/2006


262 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Introduction: Romanticism Now and Then
  • 1. The Meaning of “Romantic Poetry”
  • 2. Early German Romanticism: A Characteristic
  • 3. Early Romanticism and the Aufklärung
  • 4. Frühromantik and Platonic Tradition
  • 5. The Sovereignty of Art
  • 6. The Concept of Bildung in Early German Romanticism
  • 7. Friedrich Schlegel: The Mysterious Romantic
  • 8. The Paradox of Romantic Metaphysics
  • 9. Kant and the Naturphilosophen
  • 10. Religion and Politics in Frühromantik
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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