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Author Benis, Toby R., 1963-

Title Romantic diasporas : French émigrés, British convicts, and Jews / Toby R. Benis
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (194 pages)
Series Nineteenth-century major lives and letters
Nineteenth-century major lives and letters.
Contents "Boundless, yet distinct" : the émigré experience and the 1790s -- The French connection in Frances Burney and Mary Shelley -- Beyond the convict taint : George Barrington and the colonial cure -- The Scottish martyrs and the reform of narrative -- Edgeworth and the Jews : diaspora and political control
Summary Romantic Diasporas examines exile in the Romantic period from the different perspectives of French émigrés in England, British convicts transported to Australia, and Jews in their perennial diaspora
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject British -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Emigration and immigration in literature.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Exiles in literature.
French -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Jewish diaspora in literature.
Jews -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
National characteristics, British, in literature.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN 023061065X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780230610651 (cloth ; alk. paper)