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Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature 37

The Taming of Romanticism

European Literature and the Age of Biedermeier

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Publication Date: 10/23/1984

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  • 1. The Dynamics of the Romantic Period
  • 2. Support for an English Biedermeier
  • 3. French Romanticism: Two Beginnings?
  • 4. Eastern European Romanticism: Patterns of Substitution
  • 5. Romantic Irony and Biedermeier Tragicomedy
  • 6. The Biedermeier Historical Novel and the Decline of Compromise
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Index

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