Rural scenes and national representation : Britain, 1815-1850 / Elizabeth K. Helsinger

Author(s): Helsinger, Elizabeth K., 1943-
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Subjects: English literature--19th century--History and criticism
Rural conditions in literature
Literature and history--Great Britain--History--19th century
Art and literature--Great Britain--History--19th century
Pastoral literature, English--History and criticism
National characteristics, British, in literature
Landscape painting--19th century--Great Britain
Landscapes in literature
Peasants in literature
Great Britain--Rural conditions--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, c1997
Series: Literature in history
Literature in history (Princeton, N.J.)
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: x, 290 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Land and the Nation 3
Ch. 1. Constable: The Making of a National Painter 41
Ch. 2. Out of the Heart of the Country: Tennyson's English Idyls 65
Ch. 3. Cobbett's Radical Husbandry 103
Ch. 4. Clare and the Place of the Peasant Poet 141
Ch. 5. Turner's England and Wales 162
Ch. 6. Bronte's Ghosts 175
Ch. 7. Eliot's Risky History 217
Notes 239
Index 283
Notes: LCCN: 96014314
ISBN: 0691021465 (cl : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-282) and index
OCLC Number: 34604130
ISBN/ISSN: 0691021465