Romanticism's Debatable Lands by C. LamontRomanticism's Debatable Lands by C. Lamont

Romanticism's Debatable Lands

byC. Lamont

Hardcover | April 17, 2007

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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'.
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 L...
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Title:Romanticism's Debatable LandsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:251 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.75 inPublished:April 17, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230507859

ISBN - 13:9780230507852

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Table of Contents

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