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The romantic national tale and the question of Ireland [electronic resource] / Ina Ferris.

By: Ferris, Ina.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies in Romanticism: 51.Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (x, 205 p.).ISBN: 0511042493 (electronic bk.); 9780511042492 (electronic bk.); 0511045638; 9780511045639; 0511120613 (electronic bk.); 9780511120619 (electronic bk.); 9780521814607; 052181460X.Subject(s): English fiction -- Irish authors -- History and criticism | Nationalism and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century | English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 19th century | Nationalism in literature | Ireland -- In literature | Romanticism -- Ireland | Irish question | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | Electronic books | Literatur | Irische Frage | Nationalbewusstsein | Irland | Englisch | Geschichte 1800-1850 | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Online-Publikation.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Romantic national tale and the question of Ireland.DDC classification: 820.9358 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION The awkward space of Union; CHAPTER 1 Civic travels: the Irish tour and the new United Kingdom; CHAPTER 2 Public address: the national tale and the pragmatics of sympathy; CHAPTER 3 Female agents: rewriting the national heroine in Morgan s later fiction; CHAPTER 4 The shudder of history: Irish Gothic and ruin writing; CHAPTER 5 Agitated bodies: the Emancipation debate and novels of insurgency in the 1820s; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Ferris examines the way in which the problem of 'incomplete union'generated by the formation of the United Kingdom in 1800 destabilised British public discourse in the early decades of the nineteenth century, and the emergence of the national tale as the main genre to address these issues.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-200) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION The awkward space of Union; CHAPTER 1 Civic travels: the Irish tour and the new United Kingdom; CHAPTER 2 Public address: the national tale and the pragmatics of sympathy; CHAPTER 3 Female agents: rewriting the national heroine in Morgan s later fiction; CHAPTER 4 The shudder of history: Irish Gothic and ruin writing; CHAPTER 5 Agitated bodies: the Emancipation debate and novels of insurgency in the 1820s; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Ferris examines the way in which the problem of 'incomplete union'generated by the formation of the United Kingdom in 1800 destabilised British public discourse in the early decades of the nineteenth century, and the emergence of the national tale as the main genre to address these issues.

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