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Bloody Romanticism: Spectacular Violence and the Politics of Representation, 1776-1832

Bloody Romanticism: Spectacular Violence and the Politics of Representation, 1776-1832 (Hardback)

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This book studies the impact of violence on the writing of the Romantic period. The focus is on the response of writers to a series of violent events including the revolutions in America and France and the Irish rebellion of 1798. Authors covered include Coleridge, Wordsworth, Scott, Byron, Fennimore Cooper, Equiano, and Helen Maria Williams.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 26/10/2006 ISBN-13: 9781403942821  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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IAN HAYWOOD is Reader in English at Roehampton University, London, UK. His publications include The Revolution in Popular Literature: Print, Politics and the People, 1790-1860 (2004), Romantic Period Writings, 1798-1832: An Anthology (1998), co-edited with Zachary Leader, and numerous articles and essays on Nineteenth-century radical politics and literature.

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