Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2016

256 Pages | 1 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474402965

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Reinventing Liberty

Nation, Commerce and the Historical Novel from Walpole to Scott

Fiona Price

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Romanticism

Ranging across well-known writers, like William Godwin, Horace Walpole and Frances Burney, to lesser-known figures, such as Cornelia Ellis Knight and Jane Porter, Reinventing Liberty reveals how history becomes a site to rethink Britain as 'land of liberty' and it positions Scott in relation to this tradition.