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By Peggy Thompson,Rhona Brown,Leslie A. Chilton,Timothy Erwin,Evan Gottlieb,Christopher D. Johnson,Heather King,James Noggle,Adam Rounce,Adrianne Wadewitz

During the final half the eighteenth century, sensibility and its much less celebrated corollary experience have been topic to consistent version, critique, and contestation in ways in which elevate profound questions about the formation of ethical identities and groups. Beyond feel and Sensibility addresses these questions. What authority does cause hold as an ethical school in an age of sensibility? How trustworthy or fascinating is feeling as an ethical consultant or a attempt of personality? How does this kind of concentration give a contribution to ethical isolation and elitism or, conversely, social connectedness and inclusion? How will we distinguish among that connectedness and a disciplinary socialization? How do insensible procedures give a contribution to our ethical formation and motion? What possible choices lie past the anthropomorphism implied through feel and sensibility?

Drawing greatly on philosophical notion from the eighteenth century in addition to conceptual frameworks constructed within the twenty-first century, this quantity of essays examines ethical formation represented in or implicitly produced by means of a number of texts, together with Boswell’s literary feedback, Fergusson’s poetry, Burney’s novels, Doddridge’s biography, Smollett’s novels, Charlotte Smith’s children’s books, Johnson’s essays, Gibbon’s heritage, and Wordsworth’s poetry. The distinct conceptual and textual breadth of Beyond experience and Sensibility yields a wealthy reassessment and augmentation of the 2 views summarized via the phrases experience and sensibility in later eighteenth-century Britain.

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Beyond Sense and Sensibility: Moral Formation and the Literary Imagination from Johnson to Wordsworth (Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650–1850) by Peggy Thompson,Rhona Brown,Leslie A. Chilton,Timothy Erwin,Evan Gottlieb,Christopher D. Johnson,Heather King,James Noggle,Adam Rounce,Adrianne Wadewitz


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