English Romanticism and the Celtic World by Gerard Carruthers,Alan Rawes

By Gerard Carruthers,Alan Rawes

English Romanticism and the Celtic global explores the best way British Romantic writers answered to the nationwide and cultural identities of the 'four international locations' England, eire, Scotland and Wales. The essays accumulated the following, by way of experts within the box, interrogate the cultural centres in addition to the peripheries of Romanticism, and the interactions among those. They underline 'Celticism' as an emergent strand of cultural ethnicity through the eighteenth century, studying the structures of Celticness and Britishness within the Romantic interval, together with the ways that the 'Celtic' nations considered themselves within the gentle of Romanticism. different subject matters comprise the improvement of Welsh antiquarianism, the Ossian controversy, Irish nationalism, Celtic landscapes, Romantic shape and Orientalism. the gathering covers writing via Blake, Wordsworth, Scott, Byron and Shelley, and should be of curiosity to students of Romanticism and Celtic studies.

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