The Civilized Imagination: A Study of Ann Radcliffe, Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott

The Civilized Imagination: A Study of Ann Radcliffe, Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott

by Daniel Cottom

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ISBN-13: 9780521110976
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/07/2009
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: Of taste and the civilised imagination; Part I. Ann Radcliffe: 2. The figure in the landscape; 3. The labyrinth of decorum; Part II. Jane Austen: 4. The control of meaning; 5. Attachments and supplantments; 6. Reading the word of mature; Part III. Sir Walter Scott: 7. Blind roads; 8. Superstition and the enchanted reader; 9. Violence and law; 10. Conclusion; Notes; Index.

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