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English romanticism and the Celtic world

Gerard Carruthers; Alan Rawes


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  • Title:
    English romanticism and the Celtic world
  • Author: Gerard Carruthers; Alan Rawes
  • Description: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1 Introduction: romancing the Celt; CHAPTER 2 Sir William Jones, the Celtic Revival and the Oriental Renaissance; CHAPTER 3 The critical response to Ossian's Romantic bequest; CHAPTER 4 Blake and Gwendolen: territory, periphery and the proper name; CHAPTER 5 The Welsh American dream:Iolo Morganwg, Robert Southey and the Madoc legend; CHAPTER 6 Wordsworth, North Wales and the Celtic landscape; CHAPTER 7 The force of 'Celtic memories' in Byron's thought; CHAPTER 8 Shelley, Ireland and Romantic Orientalism
    CHAPTER 9 Byron and the 'Ariosto of the North'CHAPTER 10 Scott and the British tourist; CHAPTER 11 Felicia Hemans, Byronic cosmopolitanism and the ancient Welsh bards; CHAPTER 12 Luttrell of Arran and the Romantic invention of Ireland; CHAPTER 13 Contemporary Northern Irish poets and Romantic poetry; Notes; Bibliography; Index
    This book explores the way in which British Romantic writers responded to the national and cultural identities of the 'four nations' England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The essays collected here interrogate the cultural centres as well as the peripheries of Romanticism, and the interactions between these.
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (279 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-107-13244-4;ISBN 1-280-16102-7;ISBN 0-511-12014-1;ISBN 1-139-14774-9;ISBN 0-511-06431-4;ISBN 0-511-05798-9;ISBN 0-511-32611-4;ISBN 0-511-48413-5;ISBN 0-511-07277-5
  • Subjects: English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism; Celts in literature; English literature -- Celtic influences; Civilization, Celtic, in literature; Mythology, Celtic, in literature; Romanticism -- Great Britain; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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