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England and Englishness : ideas of nationhood in English poetry, 1688-1900

Author: John Lucas
Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa : University of Iowa Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The subject is not patriotism but the way poets are forced to place themselves in a tradition, a relationship to the state and the establishment--sometimes as apologists, rebels or outsiders to answer the questions: who speaks for a nation's consciousness? who decides the form of the national identiy? cf. blurb.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lucas, John, 1937-
England and Englishness.
Iowa City, Iowa : University of Iowa Press, 1990
(OCoLC)609879673
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lucas
ISBN: 087745275X 9780877452751
OCLC Number: 21194499
Description: 227 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Lucas.

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The subject is not patriotism but the way poets are forced to place themselves in a tradition, a relationship to the state and the establishment--sometimes as apologists, rebels or outsiders to answer the questions: who speaks for a nation's consciousness? who decides the form of the national identiy? cf. blurb.
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