Publisher: Columbia University Press (July 15, 1999)
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unusually little has been written approximately homosexuality in British Romantic writing, and, equally, little dialogue has emerged approximately gay subject matters within the lives and poetic careers of the foremost Romantics. In Romantic Genius, Andrew Elfenbein explores the correspondence among the stereotypes utilized to the "genius" and people utilized to the gay, displaying the centrality of disreputable wants to the works of Romantic male authors―from William Beckford to Samuel Taylor Coleridge to William Blake―as good as to the writings of lesser-known yet both major woman authors of the interval.