This is a revisionist study of the literary and visual representation of the nation in the century following the formation of the British state. It argues that the most engaging accounts of Great Britain subject their imagery to sustained artistic pressure, threatening to dismantle the national vision at the moment of its construction.
|Publication date:||14th May 2013|
|Categories:||Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800, Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ,|
Sebastian Mitchell is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Birmingham, UK.More About Sebastian Mitchell