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One of the most common scenes in Augustan and Romantic literature is that of a writer confronting some emblem of change and loss, most often the remains of a vanished civilization or a desolate natural landscape. Ruins and Empire traces the ruin sentiment from its earliest classical and Renaissance expressions through English literature to its establishment as a dominant theme of early American art.
About the Author:
Laurence Goldstein is professor of English at the University of Michigan.
Title: Ruins and empire: The evolution of a theme ...
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication Date: 1977
Book Condition: Used: Good
Book Description University of Pittsburgh Press, 1977. Book Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP36721075
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Book Description University of Pittsburgh Press, 1977. Book Condition: Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP30827469
Book Description University of Pittsburgh Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Bookseller Inventory # G0822933454I4N00
Book Description University of Pittsburgh Press. Book Condition: good. 1977. hardcover. Dustcover: missing. ISBN:0822933454. sku254531: Bookseller Inventory # 254531
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Book Description Pittsburgh PA. 1977. Univ. Of Pittsburgh Press, 1977. light blue & gilt decorative hardbound 8vo. 8º (octavo). no dustwrapperfine cond. mint cond. looks new. like new. as new. binding square & tight. covers clean. edges clean. contents free of markings. nice clean copy. no library markings or store stamps, no stickers or bookplates, no names, no inking , no underlining, no remainder markings etc ~. first edition. first printing (NAP). b&w frontis. illustration. xiv+272p. 4 b&w illustrations. notes. index. poetry. literary criticism. religion. romanticism. mythology. folklore. philosophy of history. the supernatural. mysticism. mummies. philosophy. psychology. graveyard literature. stonehenge. satan. utopianism. the ruines of time. the eternal city. the fleece. the world's great age. roxana. the politics of melancholy. the deserted village. wordsworth at grasmere. the arab rider. the city of man. ruins and revolution. intimations of immortality. Bookseller Inventory # 10101602
Book Description University of Pittsburgh Press, U.S.A., 1977. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover, xiv, 272 pp., notes, index; clean, unmarked copy with light general wear, head and eel of spine bumped; inscribed and signed by Laurence Goldstein on the ffep. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 025978
Book Description University of Pittsburgh Press, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020822933454