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Title Scotland and the borders of romanticism / edited by Leith Davis, Ian Duncan, Janet Sorensen
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 248 pages)
Contents Introduction / Ian Duncan, Leith Davis, Janet Sorensen -- Coleridge, Hume, and the chains of the romantic imagination / Cairns Craig -- The pathos of abstraction : Adam Smith, Ossian, and Samuel Johnson / Ian Duncan -- Antiquarianism, the Scottish science of man, and the emergence of modern disciplinarity / Susan Manning -- Melancholy, memory, and the "narrative situation" of history in post-enlightenment Scotland / Ina Ferris -- Scott, the Scottish enlightenment, and romantic Orientalism / James Watt -- Walter Scott's romantic postmodernity / Jerome McGann -- Putting down the rising / John Barrell -- Joanna Baillie stages the nation / Alyson Bardsley -- William Wordsworth and William Cobbett : Scotch travel and British reform / Peter J. Manning -- Burns's topographies / Penny Fielding -- At "sang about" : Scottish song and the challenge to British culture / Leith Davis -- Romantic spinstrelsy : Anne Bannerman and the sexual politics of the ballad / Adriana Craciun -- "The fause nourice sang" : childhood, child murder, and the formalism of the Scottish ballad revival / Ann Wierda Rowland
Summary This is the first book devoted to Scottish writing between 1745 and 1830 - a key period comprising both the Scottish Enlightenment and Romanticism in British literary history. Essays by leading scholars from Scotland, England, Canada and the USA, address a range of major figures and topics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Romanticism -- Scotland.
Romanticism -- Scottish Borders (England and Scotland)
Scottish literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Scottish literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Scotland -- In literature.
Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Scottish Borders (England and Scotland) -- In literature.
Scottish Borders (England and Scotland) -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, Leith, 1960-
Duncan, Ian, 1955-
Sorensen, Janet.
ISBN 0511212976 (electronic bk.)
0511214782 (electronic bk.)
0511216572 (electronic bk.)
0511484186 (electronic bk.)
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9780511216572 (electronic bk.)
9780511484186 (electronic bk.)