Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation, 1707-1830

Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation, 1707-1830

by Leith Davis
     
 


This book explores the political relationship between Scotland and England as it was negotiated in literature after the 1707 Act of Union. It is built around five discursive encounters between Scottish and English writers: Daniel Defoe-—Lord Belhaven, Tobias Smollett-—Henry Fielding, James Macpherson-—Samuel Johnson, William… See more details below

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This book explores the political relationship between Scotland and England as it was negotiated in literature after the 1707 Act of Union. It is built around five discursive encounters between Scottish and English writers: Daniel Defoe-—Lord Belhaven, Tobias Smollett-—Henry Fielding, James Macpherson-—Samuel Johnson, William Wordsworth-—Robert Burns, and Walter Scott-—Thomas Percy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804732697
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
1
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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