Leith Davis,Ian Duncan,Janet Sorensen's Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism PDF

By Leith Davis,Ian Duncan,Janet Sorensen

ISBN-10: 0521180767

ISBN-13: 9780521180764

ISBN-10: 0521832837

ISBN-13: 9780521832830

initially released in 2004, Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism is a set of severe essays dedicated to Scottish writing among 1745 and 1830 - a key interval marking the contested divide among Scottish Enlightenment and Romanticism in British literary historical past. Essays within the quantity, by means of major students from Scotland, England, Canada and the united states, tackle various significant figures and subject matters, between them Hume and the Romantic mind's eye, Burns's poetry, the Scottish tune and ballad revivals, gender and nationwide culture, the prose fiction of Walter Scott and James Hogg, the nationwide theatre of Joanna Baillie, the Romantic different types of historicism and antiquarianism, Romantic Orientalism, and Scotland as a website of English cultural fantasies. The essays adopt a collective rethinking of the nationwide and interval different types that experience established British literary historical past, through reading the kin among the innovations of Enlightenment and Romanticism in addition to among Scottish and English writing.

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