Beyond Sense and Sensibility: Moral Formation and the Literary Imagination from Johnson to Wordsworth - Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650-1850 (eBOOK)


Beyond Sense and Sensibility: Moral Formation and the Literary Imagination from Johnson to Wordsworth - Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650-1850
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Uploaded:2015-02-18 00:00:00 (2015)
Pages:230
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Weight:503 g
ISBN:9781611486407
Overview:Beyond Sense and Sensibility: Moral Formation and the Literary Imagination from Johnson to Wordsworth - Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650-1850 - During the last half of the eighteenth century, sensibility and its less celebrated corollary sense were subject to constant variation, critique, and contestation in ways that raise profound questions about the formation of moral identities and communities. Beyond Sense and Sensibility addresses those questions. What authority does reason retain as a moral faculty in an age of sensibility? How reliable or desirable is feeling as a moral guide or a test of character? How does such a focus contribute to moral isolation and elitism or, conversely, social connectedness and inclusion? How can we distinguish between that connectedness and a disciplinary socialization? How do insensible processes contribute to our moral formation and action? What alternatives lie beyond the anthropomorphism implied by sense and sensibility? Drawing extensively on philosophical thought from the eighteenth century as well as conceptual frameworks developed in the twenty-first century, this volume of essays examines moral formation represented in or implicitly produced by a range of texts, including Boswell's literary criticism, Fergusson's poetry, Burney's novels, Doddridge's biography, Smollett's novels, Charlotte Smith's children's books, Johnson's essays, Gibbon's history, and Wordsworth's poetry. The distinctive conceptual and textual breadth of Beyond Sense and Sensibility yields a rich reassessment and augmentation of the two perspectives summarized by the terms sense and sensibility in later eighteenth-century Britain.

This book is on page /d6967fe9748d6dc60a6682f497bcfd1c/book/1603726323-9781611486407. It was written by the following authors: Peggy Thompson, Heather King, Christopher D. Johnson, Adrianne Wadewitz, Rhona Brown, Timothy Erwin, Evan Gottlieb, James Noggle, Adam Rounce, Leslie A. Chilton. Book Beyond Sense and Sensibility: Moral Formation and the Literary Imagination from Johnson to Wordsworth - Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650-1850, which can be read online, published by the company: Bucknell University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Drama, History, Criticism, Poetry. The book was published on 2015-02-18 00:00:00. It has 230 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 503 g. File for download Beyond Sense and Sensibility: Moral Formation and the Literary Imagination from Johnson to Wordsworth - Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650-1850 has PDF format and is called beyond-sense-and-sensibility-moral-formation-and-the-literary-imagination-from-johnson-to-wordsworth-transits-literature-thought-culture-1650-1850.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our sittindonesia.org site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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