Monthly Archives: March 2012

History and Future of the Book: Against Overselling the Romantics’ Romanticism

I really got a kick out of Richard Swartz’s “Wordsworth, Copyright, and the Commodities of Genius,” (Modern Philology 89.4 (1992)), which I think represents a perfectly succinct and witty example of the argument against the purity of Romantic ideals. The … Continue reading

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