Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items for:

  • Keywords: autonomy x
  • 18th-century Literature x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

‘A Good One though Rather for the Foreign Market’: Walter Scott, Lord Byron, and the Romantic Mercenary

Simpson Erik

in Mercenaries in British and American Literature, 1790-1830: Writing, Fighting, and Marrying for Money

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636440
eISBN:
9780748651603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636440.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Walter Scott and Lord Byron, who use Quentin Durward and Don Juan to visualize a type of patriotic autonomy that is available to soldiers in the company of mercenaries. These ... More


Reading Contrapuntally: Robinson Crusoe, Slavery, and Postcolonial Theory

Daniel Carey

in The Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialism and Postcolonial Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199677597
eISBN:
9780191803710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199677597.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter expresses that postcolonial scholarship has been attuned to the disjunction in the period between politics of liberation and autonomy, which coincides at the same time with imperial ... More


View: