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The Romantic Idea of a University: England and Germany, 1770-1850

The Romantic Idea of a University: England and Germany, 1770-1850 (Hardback)

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By the late eighteenth century, universities in England and Germany had lost their sense of purpose. The romantics then presented them with a new one, a new Idea of a university. In Germany, Johann Gottlieb Fichte and others stressed that universities must teach more effectively; in England, Coleridge and Wordsworth attached to the German Idea a desire to keep the universities part of England's national church.

EducationEducation TheoryHigher & further education, tertiary educationUniversitiesEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesHistory of ideas Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 14/03/2001 ISBN-13: 9780333718889  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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MICHAEL HOFSTETTER is Associate Professor of History at Southwest State University in Minnesota.

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