The Age of Wonder and Beyond

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In this illustrated talk, historian Richard Holmes gives a lively account of the extraordinary late 18th century revolution in the physical sciences notably in the fields of astronomy, chemistry, geographical exploration, and aerostation (ballooning!), and traces their surprising metaphysical impact on the Romantic writers of the day, including Coleridge, Mary Shelley, Keats and Byron.

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