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The Resource The ruins of experience : Scotland's "romantick" Highlands and the birth of the modern witness, Matthew Wickman

The ruins of experience : Scotland's "romantick" Highlands and the birth of the modern witness, Matthew Wickman

Label
The ruins of experience : Scotland's "romantick" Highlands and the birth of the modern witness
Title
The ruins of experience
Title remainder
Scotland's "romantick" Highlands and the birth of the modern witness
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Wickman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A brilliant study of legal events and of literary texts concerned with the Scottish Highlands in the late eighteenth to nineteenth century, which then provides a structure for exploring the decay of and nostalgia for experience in subsequent culture."--Tilottama Rajan, University of Western Ontario
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wickman, Matthew
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Evidence (Law)
  • Experience in literature
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Literature
  • Scottish literature
  • Subjectivity in literature
  • Witnesses in literature
  • Highlands (Scotland)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English literature
  • Evidence (Law)
  • Experience in literature
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Literature
  • Scottish literature
  • Subjectivity in literature
  • Witnesses in literature
  • Scotland
Label
The ruins of experience : Scotland's "romantick" Highlands and the birth of the modern witness, Matthew Wickman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Texts examined include: poems, novels, philosophical texts, travel narratives, contemporary theory, and evidential treatises and trial narratives
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 5. The Compulsions of Immediacy
  • Chapter 6. Of Mourning and Machinery
  • Chapter 7. Highland Romance in Late Modernity
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface: Scottish Highland Romance: A Reappraisal
  • Introduction. Experience and the Allure of the Improbable
  • Chapter 1. A Musket Shot and Its Echoes
  • Chapter 2. Aftershocks of the Appin Murder
  • Chapter 3. Evidence and Equivalence
  • Chapter 4. Improvement and Apocalypse
Control code
ocn859160638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 252 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812203950
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812203950
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt35g0nt
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859160638
Label
The ruins of experience : Scotland's "romantick" Highlands and the birth of the modern witness, Matthew Wickman
Publication
Note
Texts examined include: poems, novels, philosophical texts, travel narratives, contemporary theory, and evidential treatises and trial narratives
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 5. The Compulsions of Immediacy
  • Chapter 6. Of Mourning and Machinery
  • Chapter 7. Highland Romance in Late Modernity
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface: Scottish Highland Romance: A Reappraisal
  • Introduction. Experience and the Allure of the Improbable
  • Chapter 1. A Musket Shot and Its Echoes
  • Chapter 2. Aftershocks of the Appin Murder
  • Chapter 3. Evidence and Equivalence
  • Chapter 4. Improvement and Apocalypse
Control code
ocn859160638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 252 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812203950
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812203950
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt35g0nt
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859160638

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