Visual Pleasures, Visionary States: Art, Entertainment, and the Nation

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Concise Companion to the Romantic Age
EditorsJon Klancher
Place of PublicationChichester
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9781444308563
ISBN (Print)9780631233558
StatePublished - Apr 7 2009


  • Art and the nation
  • Keats's British Museum poems - Romantic figures for art's reception in new age
  • Plays in Romantic age - politics, revolutionary narratives and empire featuring prominently
  • Possibilities for women by picturesque tourism and feminization of culture in Romantic period
  • Price's Essay and Sense and Sensibility
  • Visual pleasures, visionary states - art, entertainment, and the nation
  • sensibility and picturesque - becoming butt of popular humor
  • spectacles of London - Cowper's The Task exemplifying Romantic poetics of rural solitude

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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