The Return of England in English Literature by M. GardinerThe Return of England in English Literature by M. Gardiner

The Return of England in English Literature

byM. Gardiner

Hardcover | August 7, 2012

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This lively study provides an account of the 'fall and rise' of the English nation within the British discipline of English Literature between the late eighteenth century and the present day, offering a reconceptualisation of the relationship between English Literature and the formation of English cultural identity.
MICHAEL GARDINER is Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies  at the University of Warwick, UK. His books includeThe Cultural Roots of British Devolution,Scottish Critical Theory Since 1960and the forthcomingThe Constitution of English Literature. He is also on the editorial boards ofTextual PracticeandOp...
Title:The Return of England in English LiteratureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:211 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.84 inPublished:August 7, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230319475

ISBN - 13:9780230319479


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements The Burkean Legacy and the Imperial Eclipse The Journey Back The Battle for the Organic Estate The Critique of the Establishment Thatcherism, Neo-Gothic, and State-nationalism The Devolutionary Push The Disciplinary Challenge Bibliography Index

Editorial Reviews

'A brilliant book which makes other books on Englishness pale in comparison' - Professor Adam Piette, University of Sheffield, UK