(Re-)Writing the Radical: Enlightenment, Revolution and Cultural Transfer in 1790s Germany, Britain and France

Re Writing the Radical Enlightenment Revolution and Cultural Transfer in s Germany Britain and France The essays in this volume discuss the overlap between philosophical aesthetic and political concerns in the s either in the work of individuals or in the transfer of cultural materials across na

  • Title: (Re-)Writing the Radical: Enlightenment, Revolution and Cultural Transfer in 1790s Germany, Britain and France
  • Author: Maike Oergel
  • ISBN: 9783110290110
  • Page: 328
  • Format: ebook
  • The essays in this volume discuss the overlap between philosophical, aesthetic, and political concerns in the 1790s either in the work of individuals or in the transfer of cultural materials across national borders, which tended to entail adaptation and transformation What emerges is a clearer understanding of the fate of the Enlightenment, its radicalization and its oThe essays in this volume discuss the overlap between philosophical, aesthetic, and political concerns in the 1790s either in the work of individuals or in the transfer of cultural materials across national borders, which tended to entail adaptation and transformation What emerges is a clearer understanding of the fate of the Enlightenment, its radicalization and its overcoming in aesthetic and political terms, and of the way in which political paranoia, generated by the fear of a spreading revolutionary radicalism, facilitated and influenced the cultural transfer of the radical The collection will be of interest to scholars in French, German, English, and comparative studies working on the later 18th century or early 19thcentury It is of particular interest to those working on the impact of the French Revolution, those engaged in reception studies, and those researching the interface between political and cultural activites It is also of key interest to intellectual historians of this period, as well as general historians with an interest in modern conservatism and radicalism.

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