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The ruins of experience : Scotland's "romantick" Highlands and the birth of the modern witness

Author: Matthew Wickman
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2007.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A brilliant study of legal events and of literary texts concerned with the Scottish Highlands in the late eighteenth to nineteenth century, which then provides a structure for exploring the decay of and nostalgia for experience in subsequent culture."--Tilottama Rajan, University of Western Ontario.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Wickman, Matthew.
Ruins of experience.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006044658
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Wickman
ISBN: 9780812203950 081220395X
OCLC Number: 859160638
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Texts examined include: poems, novels, philosophical texts, travel narratives, contemporary theory, and evidential treatises and trial narratives.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 252 pages)
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Preface: Scottish Highland Romance: A Reappraisal --
Introduction. Experience and the Allure of the Improbable --
Chapter 1. A Musket Shot and Its Echoes --
Chapter 2. Aftershocks of the Appin Murder --
Chapter 3. Evidence and Equivalence --
Chapter 4. Improvement and Apocalypse --
Chapter 5. The Compulsions of Immediacy --
Chapter 6. Of Mourning and Machinery --
Chapter 7. Highland Romance in Late Modernity --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Matthew Wickman.
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