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Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era

by Christopher C. Nagle

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender studies,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642950M
    ISBN 101403984352
    ISBN 109781403984357

    During the eighteenth century, "sensibility", which once denoted merely the receptivity of the senses, came to mean a particular kind of acute and well-developed consciousness invested with spiritual and moral values and largely identified with women. How this change occurred and what it meant for society is the subject of G.J. Barker-Benfield's argument in favor of a "culture" of sensibility. The Poetics of Sensibility: a Revolution in Literary Style. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Mullan, John. Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Nagle, Christopher. Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Pinch.

      The crux of Barker-Benfield's case is that sensibility spelt a sexual revolution. In the eyes of the Church, sex had ever been a sin, yet also functional, as the means of reproduction. Now eros became expressive, the supreme secret of the self. The Romantic era is typically noted for its intense political, social, and cultural upheavals. The period is conventionally marked as beginning with the French Revolution in and ending with the passing of the Great Reform Bill in , occurrences which exemplify the political zeal of the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth centuries as well as the resultant changes brought about in.

    Gender and sexuality From marriage and sexuality to education and work, how were gender roles defined in the 19th century, and how were they represented in the literature of the period? How did the Romantic poets explore landscape, class, radicalism and the sublime? Popular culture. From music hall to pleasure gardens, explore the.   Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ). Pp. $ ISBN Tobias Menely; Returning to Emotion, Via the Age of Sensibility. Eighteenth-Century Life 1 January ; 34 (1): – doi: Related Book Chapters. Emotion. Returns. Sensibility and Author: Tobias Menely.


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Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era by Christopher C. Nagle Download PDF EPUB FB2

"This book opens the door to the Romantic closet at last. Besides dealing with issues of gender and sexuality as they have rarely been addressed, Nagle exposes romanticism's deep debt to the culture of sensibility and all the complexity of deep personal response that culture by: This is the first study to fully trace the influence of Sensibility on British Romanticism.

Sensibility continually found new forms of expression in the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth century. Nagle explores how it coexisted and intermingled with Romanticism and revises the traditional narratives of literary periodization of this : Palgrave Macmillan US.

This is the first study to fully trace the influence of Sensibility on British Romanticism. Sensibility continually found new forms of expression in the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth century. Nagle explores how it coexisted and intermingled with Romanticism and revises the traditional narratives of literary periodization of this era.

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Sexuality and the culture of sensibility in the British romantic era / Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Nagle, Christopher Carl. a Sexuality and the culture of sensibility in the British a 'The heart's best blood': Sterne and the promiscuous life of sensibility -- From trembling to tranquility: women writers and Wordsworth's pleasure.

Drawing together theoretically informed literary history and the cultural history of sexuality, friendship, and affective relations, this is the first study to trace fully the influence of this notorious yet often undervalued cultural tradition on British Romanticism, a movement that both draws on and resists Sensibility's excessive embodiments of non-normative by: Drawing together theoretically informed literary history and the cultural history of sexuality, friendship, and affective relations, this is the first study to trace fully the influence of this notorious yet often undervalued cultural tradition on British Romanticism, a movement that both draws on and resists Sensibility’s excessive embodiments of non-normative pleasure.

Christopher Nagle’s Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era reminds us of the tidiness of our literary histories and the steep costs of such tidiness. He argues that “Romanticism is built on the ground of Sensibility and is so thoroughly invested in its rhetorical and stylistic tropes—and thus, in its ideological investments as well—that what is most distinctive about the literature we call Romantic Author: Richard C.

Sha. A study of conceptions of family values and sexuality that were dominant during the Romantic period in England. These views are compared to those of the Victorian period along with those of India today.

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the Man of Feeling: Frankenstein Author: C. Nagle. Emma Donoghue, Passions Between Women: British Lesbian Culture – (London: Scarlet Press, ). The Girlhood of Queen Victoria: A Selection from her Majesty’s Diaries Between the Years anded.

by Viscount Esher (London: John Murray, ). Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality: Volume 1, trans. By Robert Hurley. Sexuality and the culture of sensibility in the British romantic era.

[Christopher Carl Nagle] -- Sensibility continually found new forms of expression in the late 18th and early 19th century. Nagle explores how it coexisted and intermingled with Romanticism and revises the traditional narratives.

Since women's "sensibility" was so prized in the Romantic period, and since Jean Hagstrum has helped us to see the relations between sex and sensibility, I want to think about how Romanticism complicates the idea of nineteenth-century female passionlessness.

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Nagle This is the first study to fully trace the influence of Sensibility on British Romanticism. Sensibility continually found new forms of expression in the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth century. Barker-Benfield documents the emergence of the culture of sensibility that transformed British society of the eighteenth century.

His account focuses on the rise of new moral and spiritual values and the struggle to redefine the group identities of men and women. Drawing on the full spectrum of eighteenth-century thought from Adam Smith to John Locke, from the Earl of Shaftesberry to Dr.

During the eighteenth century, "sensibility," which once denoted merely the receptivity of the senses, came to mean a particular kind of acute and well-developed consciousness invested with spiritual and moral values and largely identified with women.

How this change occurred and what it meant for society is the subject of G.J. Barker-Benfield's argument in favor of a "culture" of sensibility. Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Print. Steiner Enit Karafili.

Called to Civil Existence: Mary Wollstonecraft’s: A Vindication of The Rights of Woman. Rodopi. Dialogue (Book 17). Print. Introduction “The Romantic period”. Nagle Sexuality and the culture of sensibility in the British. reference-type: Book author: Nagle, Christopher year: title: Sexuality and the culture of sensibility in the British romantic era place-published: New York publisher: Palgrave Macmillan otx-key: Nagle Nagle C.C.

() ‘The Heart’s Best Blood’: Sterne and the Promiscuous Life of Sensibility. In: Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era. Palgrave Macmillan, New YorkAuthor: Christopher C.

Nagle. "The author and Routledge are to be congratulated on a big, beautiful book that many students of the history of sexuality will find alluring."-"Journal of the History of Sexuality ""Imperial Leather is what an academic book ought to be: intelligent, informed, socially committed, engaged, and engaging."-"Women's Review of BooksCited by: English literature - English literature - The Romantic period: As a term to cover the most distinctive writers who flourished in the last years of the 18th century and the first decades of the 19th, “Romantic” is indispensable but also a little misleading: there was no self-styled “Romantic movement” at the time, and the great writers of the period did not call themselves Romantics.

The Culture of Sensibility book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. G. J. Barker-Benfield documents the emergence of the culture of /5(29).