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Published: 28 January 2016

208 Pages | 0

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780190272555


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Nation and Migration

The Making of British Atlantic Literature, 1765-1835

Juliet Shields

  • Distinguishes the migration stories of the Scots, Irish and Welsh from those of the English for their unique contributions to American cultural identity
  • Shows how the narratives appropriated from Welsh, Scots and Irish migrants by American writers merged with representations of Native Americans
  • Illustrates the dialectial relationship between nation and migration through the stories that late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britons and Americans told about transatlantic migration and settlement
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