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Aspects of the imagination in the works of Charles Lamb and their relation to some contemporary ideas

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The aim of this study is to place the writings of Charles Lamb in the context of his age. His work is assessed in relation to that of his friends and contemporaries, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Keats and Hazlitt, in order to ascertain how far he shared their characteristic preoccu- pations. Because of its central significance in the writings of the early English Romantics, and its problem- atic role in Lamb's own works, the concept of the imagination is employed as an unifying theme for this i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature
Publication date:
1981
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602337211
URN:
uuid:38a874a4-33eb-4bee-925b-d2858abf74b1
Local pid:
td:602337211
Language:
English
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