Beginning in Germany in the 1770s with the Sturm und Drang movement, by the 1820s Romanticism had swept through Europe conquering the French, Italian and Spanish literary worlds, and then from the West to Eastern … Continue reading
Carmen Casaliggi is Reader in English at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Her research interests include Romantic literature and art, the relationship between British and European Romanticism, and Romantic sociability culture. She has published widely on the long nineteenth century and her books include: Ruskin in Perspective: Contemporary Essays (Cambridge Scholars, 2007) and Legacies of Romanticism: Literature, Culture, Aesthetics (Routledge, 2012), both co-edited with Paul March-Russell); and Romanticism: A Literary and Cultural History (Routledge, 2016), with Porscha Fermanis). She is currently working on a new book-length study entitled Romantic Networks in Europe: Transnational Encounters, 1786–1850 for EUP and she is guest editor for a special issue on ‘Housing Romanticism’ for the European Romantic Review. She was a Visiting Fellow in the Arts and Humanities Institute at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (2019–20) and is recipient of a fully funded Visiting Fellowship awarded by the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University (2020–21).