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Five long winters : the trials of British Romanticism

Author: John W Bugg
Publisher: Stanford : Stanford University Press, cop. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Bugg
ISBN: 9780804785105 0804785104
OCLC Number: 868801267
Description: 1 vol. (xii-246 p.) : ill., couv. ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the repressive 1790s --
Plots discovered : Coleridge, Godwin, and the 1795 gagging acts --
Close confinement : John Thelwall and the romantic prison --
"Hell broth" : the trials of Benjamin Flower --
"By force, or openly, what could be done" : Godwin, Smith, Wollstonecraft, and the gagging acts novel --
"I cannot tell" : Wordsworth's gagging acts --
Epilogue : Wordsworth and the death of Pitt.
Responsibility: John Bugg.
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"[A] formal and theoretical engagement with the poetics of silence is precisely the purpose of Jonathan Bugg's book. Following the work of critics like Susan Wolfson, Bugg works to beat back a New Read more...

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