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Romantic Englishness By D. Higgins

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Romantic Englishness investigates how narratives of localised selfhood in English Romantic writing are produced in relation to national and transnational formations. This book focuses on autobiographical texts by authors such as John Clare, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and William Wordsworth.

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Romantic Englishness: Local, National and Global Selves, 1780-1850 by D. Higgins

Romantic Englishness investigates how narratives of localised selfhood in English Romantic writing are produced in relation to national and transnational formations. This book focuses on autobiographical texts by authors such as John Clare, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and William Wordsworth.

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'An excellent and original study of the relationship of identity to space in the Romantic era' -Murray Pittock, University of Glasgow, UK

About D. Higgins


David Higgins is Associate Professor in English Literature at the University of Leeds, UK. He is the author of Romantic Genius and the Literary Magazine (2005) and Frankenstein: Character Studies (2008). He has co-edited Studying English Literature (2010), Teaching Romanticism (2010), and Contesting Creativity, a special issue of the Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies (2011).

Table of Contents


List of illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction 1. 'These circuits, that have been made around the globe': William Cowper's Glocal Vision 2. Local and Global Geographies: Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Wordsworths 3. Labouring-Class Localism: Samuel Bamford, Thomas Bewick, William Cobbett 4. John Clare: Parish and Nation 5. William Hazlitt's Englishness 6. Charles Lamb and the Exotic 7. 'The Universal Nation': England and Empire in Thomas De Quincey's 'The English Mail-Coach' Bibliography Index

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GOR010832561
Romantic Englishness: Local, National and Global Selves, 1780-1850 by D. Higgins
D. Higgins
Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
2014-09-23
225
1137411627
9781137411624
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