Includes bibliographical references (p. -188) and index.
Literary genius, transgression and society in the early nineteenth century -- Literary biography and its discontents -- Magazine biography in the late Romantic period -- Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine and the construction of Wordsworth's genius -- William Hazlitt and the degradation of genius -- 'The quack artist': Benjamin Robert Haydon and the dangers of publicity.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.