Lengthy confounded with a monolithic British entity or misrepresented as Lakers and Cockneys, the varied local varieties of English Romanticism are ripe for reassessment. Ranging west of a line among the Wye at Tintern and Jane Austens Chawton, this e-book deals a primary reconfiguration of Romantic tradition by way of English nearby identity.
'This varied and soaking up e-book explores the various ways that a few of the Romantic writers, either significant and minor, came across an area notion within the West kingdom. Nicholas Roe's well-judged assortment relates for the 1st time an excellent bankruptcy in English literary historical past, and vividly inspires a few of its so much memorable personalities.' - Seamus Perry, Balliol university, Oxford, united kingdom
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Continually exploring the vicinity of Moreton-Hampstead’ at whom his pamphlet was aimed were in most cases led by an inclination to view Druidical remains. 38 While Jones worked hard to disillusion and enlighten Druid-obsessed visitors to his area, far more south-western writers were drawing on local Figure 1 B. Cooke, after S. Prout, ‘Logan Stone Near Drew Steignton, Devonshire’ (London: W. Clarke and J. Carpenter, 1806). 35 22 English Romantic Writers and the West Country English travellers are too little acquainted with their own country [.
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