Chapter 4. Nationalisms in Romantic Britain and Ireland: Culture, Politics, and the Global

  1. Jon Klancher
  1. Miranda Burgess Associate Professor

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308563.ch4

A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age

A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age

How to Cite

Burgess, M. (2009) Nationalisms in Romantic Britain and Ireland: Culture, Politics, and the Global, in A Concise Companion to the Romantic Age (ed J. Klancher), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308563.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631233558

Online ISBN: 9781444308563

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Keywords:

  • nationalisms in Romantic Britain and Ireland - culture, politics, and global;
  • association between nationalism and British Romanticism - long and broad standing in literature;
  • culture, revolution, and nationalisms in Britain - Edmund Burke's affection for “our national character”;
  • nation, state, and public sphere - approaching national identity characterizing Burke's paradigmatic Romantic nationalism;
  • Scotland and Britishness of Romantic cultural production;
  • Irish nationalisms, debate, and transnational exchange;
  • Romantic nationalisms and global modernity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Culture, Revolution, and Nationalisms in Britain

  • Nation, State, and Public Sphere

  • Scotland and the Britishness of Romantic Cultural Production

  • Irish Nationalisms, Debate, and Transnational Exchange

  • Romantic Nationalisms and Global Modernity

  • References and Further Reading