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Bloody Romanticism Spectacular Violence and the Politics

This book is the first comprehensive study of the subject of spectacular violence in British Romantic literature and print culture It looks at the impact and influence of a series of catastrophically violent events the transatlantic slave trade the American war of Independence and the 'Indian' problem the French revolution and the Napoleonic wars the Irish rebellion of 1798 and a series of riots and 'disturbances' stretching from the Gordon riots of 1780 to the Reform Bill riots of 1831

10 thoughts on “Bloody Romanticism Spectacular Violence and the Politics of Representation 1776 1832 Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment Romanticism and the Cultures of Print