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Romantic rocks, aesthetic geology

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English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism, English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism, Geology in literature, Geology -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century, Geology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century, Aesthetics, British -- 19th century, Romanticism -- Great Britain, Sublime, The, in literature, Landscape in liter

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StatementNoah Heringman.
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LC ClassificationsPR575.G46 H47 2004
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Paginationxix, 304 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3679989M
ISBN 100801441277
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Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology reexamines a wide range of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century poetry to discover its relationship to a broad cultural consensus on the nature and value of rocks and landforms.

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Equally interested in the initial surge of curiosity about the earth and the ensuing process of specialization, Heringman contributes to 5/5(1). Noah Heringman, Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, xix + pp. $ (Hdbk; ISBN ).

Reviewed by Kate Rigby Monash University Noah Heringman aesthetic geology book one of a small but growing band of Romanticists and other literary scholars whose work is located in the liminal zone between the terrain of the natural sciences.

"Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology is absorbing, eye-opening, and essential reading for anyone working in Romanticism and its relation to other Romantic rocks. It is a rich exploration of Romanticism and natural history and exemplary as a method of treating the dialectical relation of literature and science with nuance and gratifying : Noah Heringman.

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Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology reexamines a wide range of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century poetry to discover its relationship to a broad cultural consensus on the nature and value of rocks and landforms. Equally interested in the initial surge of curiosity about the earth and the ensuing process of specialization, Heringman aesthetic geology book to.

Romantic rocks, aesthetic geology. [Noah Heringman] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Romantic rocks Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for This book reexamines a wide range of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century poetry to discover its relationship to a broad cultural consensus on the nature and value of geology, rocks, and.

"In Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology, Noah Heringman presents superb evidence that Romantic poets made intriguing use of geological distinctions. His point is not that these poets echo or allude to geological terms, but that their invocation of geological ideas belongs to.

Introduction: Aesthetic Materialism and the Culture of Landscape --A Genealogy of the "Huge Stone" in Wordsworth's "Resolution and Independence" --Geological Otherness; or, Rude Rocks and the Aesthetics of Formlessness --Blake, Geology, and Primordial Substance --Interchapter.

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This book is one of the 10 most important recent studies of Romanticism. Although the previous reviewer chides it for its academic nature, it is an academic book. It is also a distinguished academic book, beautifully combining theoretical acumen, lovely close readings, and well-researched and new geological contexts for Romantic poetry.5/5.

tices that formed geology as a science in the period – In recon-structing the complex historical basis of Romanticism’s ambitious claims to Romantic rocks and explain the natural world, Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology offers a paradigm for the divergence of Cited by:   Romantic rocks, aesthetic geology by Heringman, Noah.

Publication date Topics English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism, English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism, Geology in literature, Geology -- Great Britain Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Noah Heringman. Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology. pp., illus.,N.Y./London: Cornell University Press, $ (cloth). His publications include Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology (Cornell University Press, ); an edited volume, Romantic Science: The Literary Forms of Natural History (SUNY Press, ); and essays in Representations, Studies in Romanticism, SEL: Studies in English Literatureand other journals, as well as numerous book chapters.

He has published two monographs, Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology (), and Sciences of Antiquity: Romantic Antiquarianism, Natural History, and Knowledge Work (), as well as an edited volume, Romantic Science: The Commerce of Literature and Natural History (). Heringman has published articles on Romantic poetry, the history of.

Full book details: 'Romantic rocks, aesthetic geology' by Noah Heringham (Cornell University Press, ). Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics G Geography. Anthropology.

Recreation > G Geography (General) G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)Author: K Rigby. A great book for reading, reference or exploring.

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a very specific “aesthetic geology,” a material and aesthetic appreciation of rocks. To the Romantics, the formlessness of rock compositions dramatized the recalcitrance of raw matter and triggered associations between the Picturesque and geology. 5 Similarly, in his book Romantic Landscapes: Geology and Its.

Nature and Landscape (Fall ) Convened by Matthew Ocheltree. Literary Criticism. Kevis Goodman, Georgic Modernity and British Romanticism: Poetry and the Mediation of History(Cambridge, ) Recommended reading: (a) Introduction: "Georgic Modernity: Sensory Media and the Affect of History" (pp); (b) Chapter 2: "The Microscopic Eye and the Noise of History in Thomson's The.

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A literary criticism of the book "Theory of the Earth" by James Hutton is presented. The author presents an analysis of the book's study of the geological formation of the Earth and suggests that it falls in the genre of Romantic geology based on its use of various aesthetic aspects.

Noah Heringman teaches courses on the Romantic period and on poetry, aesthetic theory, and the cultural history of science. His publications include Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology (Cornell University Press, ); an edited volume, Romantic Science: The Literary Forms of Natural History (SUNY Press, ); and essays in Representations, Studies in Romanticism, SEL: Studies in English.

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