The truth about Romanticism : pragmatism and idealism in Keats, Shelley, Coleridge /

"How have our conceptions of truth been shaped by romantic literature? This question lies at the heart of this examination of the concept of truth both in romantic writing and in modern criticism. The romantic idea of truth has long been depicted as aesthetic, imaginative, and ideal. Tim Milnes...

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Main Author: Milnes, Tim
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series:Cambridge studies in Romanticism ; 83.
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  • Machine generated contents note: Introduction: the pragmatics of romantic idealism; 1. Romanticising pragmatism: dialogue and critical method; 2. Pragmatising romanticism: radical empiricism from Reid to Rorty; 3. This living Keats: truth, deixis, and correspondence; 4. An unremitting interchange: Shelley, elenchus, and the education of error; 5. The embodiment of reason: Coleridge on language, logic, and ethics; Conclusion.