Blake, Nation and Empire
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Blake, Nation and Empire by David Worrall
Book DescriptionThis book examines Blake's work in the context of discourses of nation and empire, of the construction of a public sphere, and restores the longevity to his artistic career by placing emphasis on his work in the 1820s. Relevant contexts include technology, sentimentalism, Ireland and Catholic Emancipation, missionary prospectuses and body politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333993149
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Worrall
Harlequin Empire, Paperback (January 2016)
Under the 1737 Licensing Act, Covent Garden, Dury Lane and regional Theatres Royal held a monopoly on the dramatic canon. This work explores the presentation of foreign cultures and ethnicities on the popular British stage from 1750 to 1840. It argues that this illegitimate stage was the site for a plebeian Enlightenment.
Celebrity, Performance, Reception, Hardback (September 2013)
Worrall presents an innovative transposition of social assemblage theory into eighteenth-century British theatre and performance history.
Theatric Revolution, Paperback (September 2008)
This book uncovers the role of stage censorship during the Romantic period, an era otherwise associated with freedom of expression. Theatric Revolution examines this censorship and those who struggled against it.
Politics of Romantic Theatricality, 1787-1832, Hardback (April 2007)» View all books by David Worrall
This book sets out the political and cultural conditions regulating dramatic writing during an era of censorship and monopolistic royal theatres. Using a range of plays and manuscripts, it argues for the centrality of burletta, the theatrical locus of the attacks on the Cockney school of poetry and the vitality of the metropolitan dramatic scene.
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Author Biography - David Worrall
JAMES CHANDLER Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor in English and in Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago, USA MORRIS EAVES Professor of English, University of Rochester, USA ROBERT N. ESSICK Professor Emeritus of English, University of California, USA CHRISTOPHER Z. HOBSON Associate Professor of Humanities and Languages, State University of New York, USA ANDREW LINCOLN Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Drama, Queen Mary, University of London, UK SAREE MAKDISI Professor of English Literature, University of California, Los Angeles, USA SUSAN MATTHEWS Senior Lecturer in English, Roehampton University, UK JON MEE Margaret Candfield Fellow in English, University College, Oxford, UK JOSEPH VISCOMI James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of English Literature, University of North Carolina, USA JASON WHITTAKER Lecturer in English, Nottingham Trent University, UK
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