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Title English romanticism and the Celtic world / edited by Gerard Carruthers and Alan Rawes
Published Cambridge, U.K ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages)
Contents Sir William Jones, the Celtic revival and the oriental renaissance / Michael J. Franklin -- The critical response to Ossian's romantic bequest / Dafydd R. Moore -- Blake and Gwendolen: territory, periphery and the proper name / David Punter -- The Welsh American dream: Iolo Morganwg, Robert Southey and the Madoc legend/ Caroling Franklin -- Wordsworth, north Wales and the Celtic landscape / J.R. Watson -- The force of 'Celtic memories' in Byron's thought / Bernard Beatty -- Shelley, Ireland and romantic orientalism / Arthur Bradley -- Byron and the 'Ariosto of the north' / Andrew Nicholson -- Scott and the British tourist / Murray G.H. Pittock -- Felicia Hemans, Byronic cosmopolitanism and the ancient Welsh bards / William D. Brewer -- Luttrell of Arran and the romantic invention of Ireland / Malcolm Kelsall -- Contemporary Northern Irish poets and romantic poetry / Michael O'Neill
Summary This book explores the way in which British Romantic writers responded to the national and cultural identities of the 'four nations' England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The essays collected here interrogate the cultural centres as well as the peripheries of Romanticism, and the interactions between these
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Notes Sir William Jones, the Celtic revival and the oriental renaissance / Michael J. Franklin -- The critical response to Ossian's romantic bequest / Dafydd R. Moore -- Blake and Gwendolen: territory, periphery and the proper name / David Punter -- The Welsh American dream: Iolo Morganwg, Robert Southey and the Madoc legend/ Caroling Franklin -- Wordsworth, north Wales and the Celtic landscape / J.R. Watson -- The force of 'Celtic memories' in Byron's thought / Bernard Beatty -- Shelley, Ireland and romantic orientalism / Arthur Bradley -- Byron and the 'Ariosto of the north' / Andrew Nicholson -- Scott and the British tourist / Murray G.H. Pittock -- Felicia Hemans, Byronic cosmopolitanism and the ancient Welsh bards / William D. Brewer -- Luttrell of Arran and the romantic invention of Ireland / Malcolm Kelsall -- Contemporary Northern Irish poets and romantic poetry / Michael O'Neill
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-256) and index
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Subject Celts in literature.
Civilization, Celtic, in literature.
English literature -- Celtic influences.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Mythology, Celtic, in literature.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Online-Publikation.
Form Electronic book
Author Carruthers, Gerard.
Rawes, Alan.
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