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Love letters during the Napoleonic wars were largely framed by concepts of love which promoted through novels and philosophy. The standard texts, so to speak, written major authors who inherited this Enlightenment bearing, responded emerging found in philosophical essays. among coterie is unique because it demonstrates reciprocal relationship between letter romantic novel. Germaine de Staël, Juiette Récamier, Chateaubriand, Benjamin Constant, Lady Emma Hamilton, Napoleon Bonaparte his brother, Lucien Bonaparte, recipients some most passionate period. They also avid readers newly genre novel, many them such works where they projected their personal romances onto characterization fictional heroes heroines. In addition, these had lived recent French Revolution Terror. Imprisoned Revolution, or branded as emigrés upon return Paris, mature adult lives spent shadows shifted political loyalties specter Napoleon’s powers grew from First Consul Emperor Europe. looming threat war ignited depths passions inspired intellectual analysis love, happiness suicide. Their evolving concept was a romantic, all-consuming passion gripped lovers fatal embraces. This book’s reveals landscape period extended metaphors patriotism.
Aimed at academic, professional and general readers, Bush, city, cyberspace provides a snapshot of the state Australian children’s adolescent literature in early twenty-first century, an insight into its history. In doing so, it promotes sense where for young people may be going captures literary critical mood with which readers Australia beyond will identify. The title work is intended to capture fact that field has changed dramatically century half ‘Australian literature’ existed, from bush myths heroism inform past present, through recognition vast majority authors live cities, third wave ‘cyberliterature’ incorporates multimedia, hypertext, weblinks e-books – none lessens enduring enthusiasm practitioners books. not meant encyclopedic volume. Rather, well-known, recent and/or award-winning works have been emphasised, addition others these help illuminate particular points. book similar coverage approach Children’s Literature: An Exploration Genre Theme, written by same three published Centre Information Studies 1995. intervening period, much field, notable examples including blurring dividing line between ‘quality’ ‘popular’ literature; blending genres; rise truly indigenous demise, significant extent, ‘Outbackery’ fiction; acceptance multiculturalism as norm; advent cyberspace, new methods, sheer speed, communication writer reader. All trends, others, are reflected this work.