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Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic

Kenneth McNeil


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


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kenneth McNeil, author
Eastern Connecticut State University