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Romanticism's Debatable Lands


Romanticism's Debatable Lands



von: C. Lamont, M. Rossington

89,99 €

Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 17.04.2007
ISBN/EAN: 9780230210875
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 264

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This book uses the theme of 'debatable lands', to explore aspects of writing in the Romantic period. Walter Scott brought it to a wider public, and the phrase came to be applied to debates which were intellectual, political or artistic. These debates are pursued in a collection of essays grouped under the headings such as 'Britain and Ireland'.
List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; C.Lamont & M.Rossington PART I: BRITAIN AND IRELAND Writing on the Borders; F.Stafford 'Viewing Most Things Thro' False Mediums': Iolo Morganwyg (1747-1826), Romantic Forgery and English Perceptions of Wales; M.A.Constantine 'Looking back upon a Highland Prospect': Scott, The Lady of the Lake and the Lowland/Celtic Fringe; S.Oliver He's Come Undone: Gender, Territory, and Hysteria in Rob Roy ; F.Wilson 'The Shadow Line': James Currie's 'Life of Burns' and British Romanticism; N.Leask The Debatable Borders of English and Scottish Song and Ballad Collections; J.Sorenson Debatable Geographies of Romantic Nostalgia: The Redemptive Landscape in Wordsworth and Cobbett; A.Benchimol John Clare and the Question of Place; T.Morton PART II: EUROPE AND BEYOND Uneasy Settlement: Wordsworth and Emigration; K.O'Brien Philosophy's Debatable Land in Coleridge's Biographia Literaria ; J.Faflak Interrogating the 'Valley of Wonders': Some Romantic-Period Debates about Chamonix-Mont Blanc; C.Duffy 'Those Syren-Haunted Seas Beside': Naples in the Work of Staël, Hemans and the Shelleys; N.Sweet Helen Maria Williams' Peru and the Spanish Legacy of the British Empire; J.Sánchez Borderline Engagements: The Crusades in Romantic-Period Drama; D.Saglia Debating India: Southey and The Curse of Kehama ; C.Bolton Debating China: Romantic Fictions of the Qing Empire, 1760-1800; P.J.Kitson 'Aetherial Journies, Submarine Exploits': The Debatable Worlds of Natural History in the Late Eighteenth Century; D.Coleman Select Bibliography Index
ALEX BENCHIMOL Teaches in the Department of English Literature, Glasgow University, UK
CAROL BOLTON Independent scholar
DEIRDRE COLEMAN Lecturer in the School of Letters, Art and Media, University of Sydney, Australia
MARY-ANN CONSTANTINE Research Fellow, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, UK
CIAN DUFFY Lecturer in English Literature, St Mary's College, Strawberry Hill, UK
JOEL FAFLAK Associate Professor in the Department of English, University of Western Ontario, USA
PETER KITSON Professor of English, University of Dundee, UK
KAREN O'BRIEN Professor of English Literature, University of Warwick, UK
SUSAN OLIVER Lecturer in English, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
TIMOTHY MORTON Professor of Literature and the Environment, University of California, Davis, USA
NIGEL LEASK Regius Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Glasgow, UK
DIEGO SAGLIA Associate Professor of English Literature, University of Parma, Italy
JUAN SÁNCHEZ Doctoral Student in the Department of English, University of Notre Dame, USA
JANET SORENSON Teaches in the English Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
FIONA STAFFORD Reader in English, University of Oxford, UK
NANORA SWEET Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies, University of Missouri-St Louis, USA
FIONA WILSON Visiting Assistant Professor in English Literature, Fordham University, USA

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