Spring 2011 Table of Contents


Christopher Stokes   3

“My Soul in Agony”: Irrationality and Christianity in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Ashley Miller  29

“Striking Passages”: Memory and the Romantic Imprint

Scott Hess    55

Wordsworth’s Epitaphic Poetics and the Print Market

Erica McAlpine   79

Keeping Nature at Bay: Jone Clare’s Poetry of Wonder

Li Sui Gwee  105

Night in Novalis, Schelling, and Hegel

Gerald Maa    125

Keeping Time with the Mail-Coach: Anachronism and De Quincey’s “The English Mail-Coach”

Louise Joy  145

Emotions in Translation: Helen Maria Williams and “Beauties Peculiar to the English Language”

Wayne C. Ripley  173

William Blake and the Hunt Circle


Andrew Franta’s Romanticism and the Rise of the Mass Public

reviewed by Lindsey Eckert  195

Devoney Looser’s Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, 1750-1850

reviewed by Susan Staves  198

Ian Dennis’s Lord Byron and the History of Desire

reviewed by Caroline Franklin  202

Denise Gigante’s Life: Organic Form and Romanticism

reviewed by Nancy Moore Goslee  205

Andrew Piper’s Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic age

reviewed by Andrew M. Stauffer  213