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Title John Galt : observations and conjectures on literature, history, and society / edited by Regina Hewitt.
Published Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2012.
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 Floor4  PR4708.G2 Z74 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description vii, 382 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Transits : literature, thought & culture
Transits (Bucknell University)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Observations and conjectures on John Galt's place in Scottish enlightenment and romantic-era studies / Regina Hewitt -- Remembering John Galt / Gerard Carruthers -- Altered states: galt, serial fiction, and the romantic miscellany / Ian Duncan -- The sense of no ending: John Galt and the travels of commoners and kings in "The steam-boat" and "The gathering of the west" / Caroline McCracken-Flesher -- John Galt's Annals of the parish and the narrative strategies of tales of locale / Martha Bohrer -- The corrective detective: genre and masculinity in Sir Andrew Wylie of that ilk / Sharon Alker -- Trauma and witness in Ringan Gilhaize / Alyson Bardsley -- "Feudal days": John Galt's ambivalent medievalism / Clare A. Simmons -- John Galt's Travels and observations of Hareach, the wandering Jew: history and identity; narrative and nation / Elizabeth Kraft -- Galt and the theater / Frederick Burwick -- John Galt's angular magazinity / Robert Morrison -- Public benefits and private gains: the provost and the member / H.B. de Groot -- Time, emigration, and the circum-Atlantic world: John Galt's Bogle Corbet / Kenneth McNeil -- Agency, destiny, and national character: John Galt and Europe / Angela Esterhammer -- John Galt, Harriet Martineau, and the role of the social theorist / Regina Hewitt.
Subject Galt, John, 1779-1839 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Related Names Hewitt, Regina, 1959-
ISBN 1611484340 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611484342 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611484359 (electronic)
1611484359 (electronic)
OCLC number 774500436