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Basic Bibliography 2009/10

English and German Romanticism: Some Secondary Reading:


Mason, Eudo C., Deutsche und Englische Romantik (1966)

Wellek, René, ‘German and English Romanticism’, in Confrontations (1965)

Gish, T. G. and S. G. Frieden (eds), Deutsche Romantik und English Romanticism (1984)

Pipkin, J. (ed.), English and German Romanticism: Crosscurrents and Controversies (1985)



Abrams, M. H. The Mirror and the Lamp (1953)

Bate, Jonathan, Romantic Ecology: Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition (1991)

Butler, Marilyn, Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries (1983)

Curran, Stuart (ed), The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism (1993)

Day, Aidan, Romanticism (1996)

Honour, Hugh, Romanticism (1979)

Furst, Lilian R.,The Contours of European Romanticism (1979)

___________, Romanticism in Perspective (1976)

Hartman, Geoffrey, ‘Romanticism and Anti-Self-Consciousness’, in Beyond Formalism (1970)

Hughes, Glyn Tegai, Romantic German Literature (1979)

Kelly, Gary, English Fiction of the Romantic Period (1989)

McGann, Jerome J., The Romantic Ideology (1983)

Mellor, Anne K., Romanticism and Gender (1993)

_____________, English Romantic Irony (1980)

Menhennet, Alan, The Romantic Movement [in Germany] (1981)

Muecke, D., The Compass of Irony (1969)

_________ , Irony (1970)

Prawer, Siegbert (ed.), The Romantic Period in Germany (1979)

Thorlby, A. K., The Romantic Movement (1963)



Abrams, M. H., ‘Structure and Style in the Greater Romantic Lyric’, in From Sensibility to Romanticism, ed. F. W. Hilles and H. Bloom (1965)

Hartman, Geoffrey, ‘Wordsworth and Goethe in Literary History’, New Literary History, 6 (1975), 393-413.



Beddow, Michael, Goethe: Faust I (1986)

Boyle, Nicholas, Goethe, Faust, Part One (1987)

Bennett, Benjamin, Goethe’s Theory of Poetry: ‘Faust’ and the Regeneration of Language (1986)

Williams, John R., Goethe’s Faust (1987)



Crook, Eugene, Fearful Symmetry: Doubles and Doubling in Literature and Film (1981)

Miller, Karl, Doubles: Studies in Literary History (1985)



Bennett, E. K., A History of the German Novelle (1965)

Ellis, John M., Narration in the German Novelle: Theory and Interpretation (1974)

Paulin, Roger, The Brief Compass: The Nineteenth-Century German Novelle (1985)

Swales, Martin, The German Novelle (1977) [Ch. 4, Peter Schlemihl]