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John Galt : observations and conjectures on literature, history, and society

Author: Regina Hewitt
Publisher: Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2012.
Series: Transits (Bucknell University)
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Galt; John Galt; John Galt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Hewitt
ISBN: 9781611484342 1611484340 9781611484359 1611484359
OCLC Number: 774500436
Description: vii, 382 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Observations and conjectures on John Galt's place in Scottish enlightenment and romantic-era studies / Regina Hewitt --
Remembering John Galt / Gerard Carruthers --
Altered states: galt, serial fiction, and the romantic miscellany / Ian Duncan --
The sense of no ending: John Galt and the travels of commoners and kings in "The steam-boat" and "The gathering of the west" / Caroline McCracken-Flesher --
John Galt's Annals of the parish and the narrative strategies of tales of locale / Martha Bohrer --
The corrective detective: genre and masculinity in Sir Andrew Wylie of that ilk / Sharon Alker --
Trauma and witness in Ringan Gilhaize / Alyson Bardsley --
"Feudal days": John Galt's ambivalent medievalism / Clare A. Simmons --
John Galt's Travels and observations of Hareach, the wandering Jew: history and identity; narrative and nation / Elizabeth Kraft --
Galt and the theater / Frederick Burwick --
John Galt's angular magazinity / Robert Morrison --
Public benefits and private gains: the provost and the member / H.B. de Groot --
Time, emigration, and the circum-Atlantic world: John Galt's Bogle Corbet / Kenneth McNeil --
Agency, destiny, and national character: John Galt and Europe / Angela Esterhammer --
John Galt, Harriet Martineau, and the role of the social theorist / Regina Hewitt.
Series Title: Transits (Bucknell University)
Responsibility: edited by Regina Hewitt.

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Galt (1779-1832) has always been in the shadow of writers like Sir Walter Scott and James Hogg, but his stock has been rising in recent decades. In her introduction, Hewitt (Univ. of South Florida) Read more...

 
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