English Romantic Writers And The West Country by N. RoeEnglish Romantic Writers And The West Country by N. Roe

English Romantic Writers And The West Country

byN. Roe

Hardcover | May 28, 2010

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Long confounded with a monolithic British entity or misrepresented as 'Lakers' and 'Cockneys', the diverse regional forms of 'English Romanticism' are ripe for reassessment. Ranging west of a line between the Wye at Tintern and Jane Austen's Chawton, this book offers a first reconfiguration of Romantic culture in terms of English regional identity.
PAUL CHESHIRE is author of a number of articles on Coleridge and his contemporaries. He is editor of two websites: www.friendsofcoleridge.com and www.williamgilbert.com, and is a trustee of the Friends of Coleridge. He lives and works in Bath, UK RICHARD CRONIN is Professor of English Literature at the University of Glasgow, UK GRAHAM ...
Title:English Romantic Writers And The West CountryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:323 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:May 28, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230223745

ISBN - 13:9780230223745

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Table of Contents

Foreword List of Illustrations Abbreviations Notes on Contributors Preface; R.Holmes Introduction; N.Roe PART I: LANDSCAPES AND LEGENDS 'More wondrous far than Egypt's boasted pyramids': The South West's Megaliths in the Romantic Period; J.Parker 'Al under the wyllowe tree': Chatterton and the Ecology of the West Country; N.Groom PART II: THE BRISTOL SCHOOL: COTTLE, COLERIDGE, AND THEIR CIRCLES Joseph Cottle and West-Country Romanticism; R.Cronin William Gilbert and his Bristol Circle 1788-98; P.Cheshire S.T. Coleridge, Joseph Cottle, and Some Bristol Baptists, 1794-96; T.Whelan Coleridge's Bristol and West Country Radicalism; P.J.Kitson Radical Bible: Coleridge's 1790s West Country Politics; A.J.Harding PART III: IMAGINING THE WEST COUNTRY Wordsworth's 1793 Journey to the West Country and Wales; C.K.Walker Coleridge in Devon; G.Davidson Southey's West Country; L.Pratt Romantic Hydrography: Tide and Transit in 'Tintern Abbey'; D.W.Davies The Road Not Taken: Robert Bloomfield's Wye Valley and the Poetic Imagination; T.Fulford PART IV: IN PURSUIT OF SPRING 'The Outset of Life': Shelley, Hazlitt, the West Country, and the Revolutionary Imagination; M.O'Neill 'Over the Dartmoor Black': John Keats and the West Country; N.Roe Going Westward: William Wordsworth, Thomas Hardy, Edward Thomas; S.Yoshikawa Afterword; T.Mayberry Index