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Historical Writing in Britain, 1688-1830
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: B. Dew, F. Price
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-21 - Publisher: Springer

Historical Writing in Britain, 1688-1830 explores a series of debates concerning the nature and value of the past in the long eighteenth century. The essays investigate a diverse range of subjects including art history, biography, historical poetry, and novels, as well as addressing more conventional varieties of historical writing.
Europe and the British Geographical Imagination, 1760-1830
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Paul Stock
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Europe and the British Geographical Imagination, 1760-1830 explores what literate British people understood by the word 'Europe' in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Was Europe unified by shared religious heritage? Where were the edges of Europe? Was Europe primarily a commercial network or were there common political practices
The Cambridge Companion to Women's Writing in the Romantic Period
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Devoney Looser
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-12 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Romantic period saw the first generations of professional women writers flourish in Great Britain. Literary history is only now giving them the attention they deserve, for the quality of their writings and for their popularity in their own time. This collection of new essays by leading scholars explores the
Counterfactual Romanticism
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Damian Walford Davies
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-18 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

Innovatively extending counterfactual thought experiments from history and the social sciences to literary historiography, criticism and theory, Counterfactual Romanticism reveals the ways in which the shapes of Romanticism are conditioned by that which did not come to pass. Exploring various modalities of counterfactual speculation and inquiry across a range of
Gothic Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Dale Townshend
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Gothic Antiquity: History, Romance, and the Architectural Imagination, 1760-1840 provides the first sustained scholarly account of the relationship between Gothic architecture and Gothic literature (fiction; poetry; drama) in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Although the relationship between literature and architecture is a topic that has long preoccupied scholars