Enlightenment and romance in James Macpherson's The poems of Ossian : myth, genre & cultural change (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Enlightenment and romance in James Macpherson's The poems of Ossian : myth, genre & cultural change

Author: Dafydd Moore
Publisher: Aldershot [etc.] Ashgate 2003
Series: Studies in early modern English literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the relationship between Enlightenment and romance through the work of James Macpherson and in particular his "The Poems of Ossian".

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: James Macpherson; Ossian; Ossian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dafydd Moore
ISBN: 0754609731 9780754609735
OCLC Number: 1014524001
Description: IX, 187 p. 23 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface; Introduction; The Ossianic epic and the 18th-century romance; Ossian, romance and source; Ossian, sentimentalism and the modalities of romance; Ossian and the romance of muscular sensibility; Sympathy, community and the sentimental sublime; Ossian and the romance of defeat; Conclusion: After Ossian?; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Studies in early modern English literature
Responsibility: Dafydd Moore.

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