This book studies the impact of violence on the writing of the Romantic period. The focus is on the response of writers to a series of violent events including the revolutions in America and France and the Irish rebellion of 1798. Authors covered include Coleridge, Wordsworth, Scott, Byron, Fennimore Cooper, Equiano, and Helen Maria Williams.
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Author Biography - Ian Haywood
IAN HAYWOOD is Reader in English at Roehampton University, London, UK. His publications include The Revolution in Popular Literature: Print, Politics and the People, 1790-1860 (2004), Romantic Period Writings, 1798-1832: An Anthology (1998), co-edited with Zachary Leader, and numerous articles and essays on Nineteenth-century radical politics and literature.