The Other East and Nineteenth-Century British Literature: Imagining Poland and the Russian Empire

The Other East and Nineteenth-Century British Literature: Imagining Poland and the Russian Empire


Category: History
Published: 2012
Author: Thomas McLean
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The Polish exile and the Russian villain were familiar figures in nineteenth-century British culture. This book restores the significance of Eastern Europe to nineteenth-century British literature, offering new readings of Blake's Europe , Byron's Mazeppa , and Eliot's Middlemarch , and recovering influential works by Thomas Campbell and Jane Porter.

 

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