Idleness, contemplation and the aesthetic, 1750-1830 /

"Reconstructing the literary and philosophical reaction to Adam Smith's dictum that man is a labouring animal above and before all else, this study explores the many ways in which Romantic writers presented idle contemplation as the central activity in human life. By contrasting the Britis...

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Main Author: Adelman, Richard, 1982-
Format: EBOOK
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series:Cambridge studies in Romanticism.
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Call Number: Online PR447 .A34 2011 eb
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