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Title John Galt : observations and conjectures on literature, history, and society / edited by Regina Hewitt
Published Lanham, Md. : Bucknell University Press, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (pages)
Series Transits
Transits (Bucknell University)
Contents Section 1. Progress, memory, and communities -- section 2. Conflict and consensus -- section 3. Justice and tolerance -- section 4. Identities and ethics
Summary The essays in this volume revalue the work of the Romantic-era Scottish writer John Galt, connecting his methods and goals with Scottish Enlightenment "conjectural" historiography and with later social theorizing. Emphasizing the construction, representation and use of social knowledge, the essays find new meaning in Galt's perceptions of the Atlantic and Mediterranean worlds in which he traveled, his attitudes toward community building and progress, and his innovations in fiction, drama, journalism and biography
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Galt, John, 1779-1839 -- Criticism and interpretation
Galt, John, 1779-1839
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Languages & Literatures.
English Literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Hewitt, Regina, 1959-
Bucknell University Press.
LC no. 2012004798
ISBN 1611484359