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UKIP, Brexit and the Disruptive Political Potential of English National Identity

Robert Ford and Maria Sobolewska

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The defining feature of English national identity for many decades was its absence in politics. This has changed with the mobilisation of a particular strain of English national identity. It was not ... More


How Do People in England Want to Be Governed?

John Curtice

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The advent of devolution in Scotland and Wales might have been expected to stimulate increased public support for devolution for England, not least because of a heightened sense of English identity. ... More


The Auld Enemy in the New Scotland

Asifa Hussain and William L. Miller

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reports considerable experience of harassment in Scotland. But those involved rate the conflict between themselves and Scots as far less serious than the sectarian conflict between ... More


Educated and English *

Peter Robb

in Sentiment and Self: Richard Blechynden's Calcutta Diaries, 1791-1822

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075127
eISBN:
9780199080878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075127.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the concepts of pride, identity, nurture, race, class, character, and equity. Richard Blechynden's travails over the marriages of his daughters and the employment of his sons ... More


Musical Ghosts That Become Means To A New Identity

Britta Sweers

in Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195174786
eISBN:
9780199864348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174786.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter argues that a modern revival of traditional music is accompanied by a shift in the sociocultural network of which the original music had been a part. Traditional and revival cultures ... More


Introduction

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Different kinds of English novels are popular around the world. The English novel retains its popularity since it reflects nations and societies, other than being an avenue for sharing personal ... More


John Bull in Covent Garden

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112501
eISBN:
9780191670787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the role of theatre in helping shape and sustain English nationalism, and contains an analysis of how concerns about patriotism or the English identity influenced the disorder ... More


William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Christopher Maginn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the complex relationship which existed between England and Ireland in the Tudor period using the long association of William Cecil (1520–98) with Ireland as a vehicle for ... More


An absorptive patria

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers a legend of integration, a narrative that may be said to constitute the English answer to problems of stable governance. It comments on Krishnan Kumar's The Making of English ... More


Englishness

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

in Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on English identity and its politics, analysing the versions of Englishness that can be found within the work of contemporary English folk artists, and their explicit and ... More


Thinking about England

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter defines five theories of Englishness, which suggest the range of cultural and political discourses that challenge English identity. It looks at the efforts at postdevolutionary English ... More


Raising a Family

Peter Robb

in Sentiment and Self: Richard Blechynden's Calcutta Diaries, 1791-1822

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075127
eISBN:
9780199080878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075127.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Part Two of this book places more emphasis on the means of constructing identity in the English context, again in ironic juxtaposition with practice. It focuses on the children in the Blechynden ... More


English before they were British

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the imaginative effect of the post-war experience and identifies the anxieties of Englishness, commenting on historian George Kitson Clark's argument that the English had been ... More


Dead centre of inertia

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the legend of disintegration, one of the most politically influential expressions of the notion of political Englishness, which charts England's loss of supposed ... More


Europe: a necessary context

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at the ‘necessary context’ of Europe, in which many of the arguments about English identity are now being discussed. It explains that those who support the integration of England ... More


The Politics of Englishness

Arthur Aughey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides a digest of the debates about England and Englishness, as well as a unique perspective on those debates. Not only does it provide readers with ready access to and interpretation of ... More


Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Simon Featherstone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book examines the conflicts, dilemmas and contradictions that marked Englishness as the nation changed from an imperial power to a postcolonial state. The chapters deal with travel writing, ... More


Shakespeare’s Princes of Wales: English Identity and the Welsh Connection

Marisa R. Cull

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716198
eISBN:
9780191784354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716198.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This book spotlights the surprising abundance of princes of Wales—English and Welsh alike—appearing onstage in the late Tudor and early Stuart period. In drawing our attention to the oft-overlooked ... More


Transnational productions of Englishness: South Africa in the post-imperial metropole

Laura Chrisman

in Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058271
eISBN:
9781781700136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058271.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The transformation of English national identity began with Margaret Thatcher's 1979 government. The contemporary production of Englishness became, and continues to be, labour intensive, because ... More


Nations into Persons

Jeffrey Knapp

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0015
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the means by which Elizabethan writers characterized English national identity as “motley” or a mixture of many other cultures, languages, and peoples. It argues that writers ... More


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