The First Romantics and the Invention of the Self
From the best-selling author of The Invention of Nature comes an exhilarating story about a remarkable group of young rebels--poets, novelists, philosophers--who, through their epic quarrels, passionate love stories, heartbreaking grief, and radical ideas launched Romanticism onto the world stage, inspiring some of the greatest thinkers of the time...
2022-09-15T07:37:18.000ZCourtesy of @andrea_wulf, this is simultaneously a brilliant study of the origin of subjectivity & selfie-sticks, & a wonderful soap opera: amazing characters, endless bed-swapping, friends turned bitter rivals. Andrea’s book, Magnificent Rebels: – source
2022-11-10T18:09:34.000Z@andrea_wulf @spectator Absolute pleasure - such a glorious book and achievement 👏👏👏 – source