By John G. Cawelti
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Romantic Atheism explores the hyperlinks among English Romantic poetry and the 1st burst of outspoken atheism in Britain from the 1780s onwards. Martin Priestman examines the paintings of Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Shelley, Byron and Keats of their so much intellectually radical classes, constructing the intensity in their engagement with such discourses, and in certain cases their lively participation.
This booklet surveys and translates the masses of satirical poems and prose narratives released in Britain through the Romantic interval. even if satire was once a massive style with a large readership, such works were principally missed via literary students, happy that satire disappeared within the overdue eighteenth century.
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