Coleridge, Carlyle, G. H. Lewes, G. Eliot and the Reception of German Thought, 1800–1860
This book studies the reception in Britain of German literature and thought as embodied in the work, pre-eminently of Goethe, but also of Kant, Lessing, the Schlegels and Schiller.
The author is Professor of English Literature at University College London. Her latest book is The Carlyles: Portrait of a Marriage.
‘tells its absorbing story with a clarity and elegance that makes reading it a delightful as well as a constantly informative and stimulating experience.’
The Times Literary Supplement