Romantic Cosmopolitanism

Hardcover | December 15, 2009

byEsther Wohlgemut

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Romantic Cosmopolitanism shows how cosmopolitanism in the early nineteenth century offers a non-unified formulation of the nation that stands in contrast to more unified models such as Edmund Burke's which found nationality in, among other things, language, history, blood and geography.

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Romantic Cosmopolitanism shows how cosmopolitanism in the early nineteenth century offers a non-unified formulation of the nation that stands in contrast to more unified models such as Edmund Burke's which found nationality in, among other things, language, history, blood and geography.

ESTHER WOHLGEMUT is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Her work has appeared in journals such as Studies in English Literature, European Romantic Review, and Romanticism on the Net.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.87 × 5.69 × 0.76 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230232043

ISBN - 13:9780230232044

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
A Cosmopolitan Nation? Kant, Burke and the Question of Borders
A Great Federacy of Nations: Internationalism and the Edinburgh Review 
An Alternative Formulation: The Idea of National Literature in Stal and the Edinburgh Review 
Porous Borders: Maria Edgeworth and the Question of National Identity 
Pilgrim, Exile, Vagabond: Byron and the Citizen of the World
Cosmopolitan Figures and Cosmopolitan Literary Forms
Epilogue: Reactionary Cosmopolitanism
Notes
Bibliography
Index