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Radical Romantics: Prophets, Pirates, and the Space Beyond Nation

Talissa J. Ford


Radical Romantics engages with the critical frameworks of cultural geography, cartography, and the burgeoning field of oceanic studies in order to reformulate theories of colonization and empire in the Romantic period. In so doing, the book poses fundamental questions about our understanding of both territorial and imagined space. What are the means by which people can conceive of geographical space without resorting to the terms of nationalism? Is it possible to imagine a space beyond territory, as movement itself? How can we articulate the overlap between mapped and lived space? Rather than ... More

Keywords: prophets, pirates, space, oceanic studies, Jerusalem, Africa

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474409421
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409421.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Talissa J. Ford, author
Temple University