In this original and important study leading scholar Jon Klancher discusses how the early nineteenth century adapted and adopted the Enlightenment conceptualization of knowledge. His conclusions transform the ways we think about knowledge, both in the Romantic period, and in our own.
About the Author
Jon Klancher is Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University. His areas of research include Romantic and Victorian studies, the history of books and reading, and the sociology of cultural fields. He is editor of A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age (2009).