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England and Englishness

ideas of nationhood in English poetry, 1688-1900

by John Lucas

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Published by Hogarth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Nationalism and literature -- Great Britain,
  • British in literature,
  • City and town life in literature,
  • England -- In literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn Lucas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR508.C66 L8 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p.
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15472975M
    ISBN 100701208929

      From Boydell & Brewer: Dustin M. Frazier Wood, Anglo-Saxonism and the Idea of Englishness in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Martlesham, Suffolk: Boydell Press, ), pages, ISBN: , $ Long before they appeared in the pages of Ivanhoe and nineteenth-century Old English scholarship, the Anglo-Saxons had become commonplace in Georgian Britain.   James Meek’s ‘two folk-myths bound up with Englishness, the myth of St George and the myth of Robin Hood’ offer an elegant way of perceiving the Leave and Remain camps (LRB, 11 October).He does, however, omit the most important national myth of all – namely, that of King Arthur, who unified warring tribes and led the defence against Saxon invaders.

    The theme of Englishness permeates Ford Madox Ford's work overall, and it is most directly articulated in his trilogy England and the English (–7). As many comments and references in the contributions to this book indicate, the early years of the twentieth century – the moment of transition between late Victorian and Edwardian culture – are characterised by a literary preoccupation. REVIEWS. - The Invention of Cultural Traditions: The Construction and Destruction of Englishness and Authenticity in Julian Barnes' England, England (PDF) - Vera Nünning, Anglia () p [Available format courtesy of the author and the publisher.] 05/23/ - England Imagined as a Theme Park in Julian Barnes' Witty Satire - David Wiegand, San Francisco Chronicle p

      The first comprehensive account of the relation of collections of imperial beasts to narrative practices in England, The Novel and the Menagerie explores an array of imaginative responses to the empire as a dominant, shaping factor in English daily life. Kurt Koenigsberger argues that domestic English novels and collections of zoological exotica (especially zoos, circuses, traveling menageries Reviews: 1. Literature of an Independent England Revisions of England, Englishness, and English Literature. Editors (view affiliations) Claire Westall; Michael Gardiner.


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