Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic - Edinburgh Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic

Kenneth McNeil

Abstract

Charting the transatlantic movements of Scottish literature in the Age of Revolution, this book provides an in-depth examination of Scottish Romantic literary ideas on memory and their influence among various cultures in the British Atlantic. The book brings into relief a distinct Scottish historiography, in which a temporality of modernity takes shape in the forms, tropes and categories of a mode of historical understanding we now would term collective or cultural memory. The study traces this emergent mode in Scottish history writing, both fictional and non-fictional, as it circulated throug ... More

Keywords: Scottish Romanticism, modernity, memory, historiography, transatlantic, British Atlantic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474455466
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455466.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kenneth McNeil, author
Eastern Connecticut State University