Heroic imagination : the creative genius of Europe from Waterloo (1815) to the Revolution of 1848 /

"Heroic Imagination describes the historical period and the wide manifestation of creativity that took place between 1815 and 1848, from Napoleon's downfall in the battle of Waterloo in 1815 to the "Restoration" that sought to bring back the old order preceding the French Revolut...

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Main Author: Ewen, Frederic, 1899- (Author)
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Language:English
Published:New York : New York University Press, 2004.
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245 1 0 |a Heroic imagination :  |b the creative genius of Europe from Waterloo (1815) to the Revolution of 1848 /  |c by Frederic Ewen. 
260 |a New York :  |b New York University Press,  |c 2004. 
300 |a xviii, 742 p. ;  |c 23 cm. 
500 |a Reprint. Originally published: Secaucus, N.J. : Citadel Press, c1984. 
500 |a Continued by: A half-century of greatness. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 719-736) and index. 
520 1 |a "Heroic Imagination describes the historical period and the wide manifestation of creativity that took place between 1815 and 1848, from Napoleon's downfall in the battle of Waterloo in 1815 to the "Restoration" that sought to bring back the old order preceding the French Revolution. While revolutions and historical events were shaping the world, the "collective consciousness" of the public began to integrate with the creative consciousness of the individual. The creative energies of artists, philosophers, poets, and political and social thinkers emerged and produced some of the most revered artistic geniuses in history, such as Beethoven, Byron, Pushkin, Balzac, Stendhal, Victor Hugo, Delacroix, Goya, and Goethe."--BOOK JACKET. 
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