Fictions and Fakes
Forging Romantic Authenticity, 1760-1845
By (author) Margaret Russett
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Fictions and Fakes by Margaret Russett
Book DescriptionBritish Romantic literature descends from a line of impostors, forgers and frauds. Through a series of case-studies - beginning with the golden age of forgery in the late eighteenth century and continuing through canonical Romanticism and its aftermath - Margaret Russett demonstrates how Romantic writers distinguished their fictions from the fakes surrounding them. This 2006 book examines canonical and lesser-known Romantic works alongside fakes such as Thomas Chatterton's medieval poems and 'Caraboo', the impostor-princess. Through original readings of works by Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Walter Scott, John Clare, and James Hogg, as well as chapters on impostors in popular culture, Russett's interdisciplinary and wide-ranging study offers a major reinterpretation of Romanticism and its continuing influence today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521850780
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Margaret Russett
Fictions and Fakes, Paperback (November 2009)
This 2006 book is a major reinterpretation of how Romantic writers distinguished their fictions from the fakes surrounding them.
De Quincey's Romanticism, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by Margaret Russett
The relationship between Thomas De Quincey as a 'minor' writer and the Romantic canon.
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Author Biography - Margaret Russett
Margaret Russett is Associate Professor of English at the University of Southern California.
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