Masson, Scott

Silence, Sublimity and Suppression in the Romantic Period
2002 0-7734-7244-4
This collection of essays by researchers on both sides of the Atlantic is centered on a single theme capable of two main interpretations. First, it is concerned with the role of silence, the sublime and the transcendental. Secondly, it investigates silence as exclusion, suppression and censorship. Offering fresh readings of a wide variety of literary works, from Shelley to Eliza Fenwick.