“Footsteps of Liberty & Revolt” : Essays on Wales and the French Revolution.

By: Constantine, Mary Ann
Contributor(s): Johnston, Dafydd
Series: Wales and the French Revolution: Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (350 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780708325919Subject(s): France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.;Wales -- History -- 18th century.;Wales -- Politics and government -- 18th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: “Footsteps of Liberty & Revolt” : Essays on Wales and the French RevolutionDDC classification: 940.27 LOC classification: DA720 .F66 2013Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- List of Figures -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction: Writing the Revolution in Wales -- Wales as Nowhere: the tabula rasa of the 'Jacobin' imagination -- Rousseau and Wales -- 'Our first concern as lovers of our country must be to enlighten it':Richard Price's response to the French Revolution -- The Welsh in Revolutionary Paris -- The 'Marseillaise' in Wales -- The 'Rural Voltaire' and the 'French madcaps' -- Networking the nation: the bardic and correspondence networks of Wales and London in the 1790s -- Radical adaptation: translations of medieval Welsh poetry in the 1790s -- 'Brave Republicans': representing the Revolution in a Welsh interlude -- 'A good Cambrio-Briton': Hester Thrale Piozzi, Helen Maria Williams and the Welsh sublime in the 1790s -- What is a national Gothic? -- Terror, treason and tourism: the French in Pembrokeshire 1797 -- The voices of war: poetry from Wales 1794-1804 -- The Revd William Howels (1778-1832) of Cowbridge and London: the making of an anti-radical -- Index.
Summary: A collection of essays exploring the impact on Welsh culture of one of the most exciting periods in history, the decades surrounding the French Revolution of 1789.
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Intro -- List of Figures -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction: Writing the Revolution in Wales -- Wales as Nowhere: the tabula rasa of the 'Jacobin' imagination -- Rousseau and Wales -- 'Our first concern as lovers of our country must be to enlighten it':Richard Price's response to the French Revolution -- The Welsh in Revolutionary Paris -- The 'Marseillaise' in Wales -- The 'Rural Voltaire' and the 'French madcaps' -- Networking the nation: the bardic and correspondence networks of Wales and London in the 1790s -- Radical adaptation: translations of medieval Welsh poetry in the 1790s -- 'Brave Republicans': representing the Revolution in a Welsh interlude -- 'A good Cambrio-Briton': Hester Thrale Piozzi, Helen Maria Williams and the Welsh sublime in the 1790s -- What is a national Gothic? -- Terror, treason and tourism: the French in Pembrokeshire 1797 -- The voices of war: poetry from Wales 1794-1804 -- The Revd William Howels (1778-1832) of Cowbridge and London: the making of an anti-radical -- Index.

A collection of essays exploring the impact on Welsh culture of one of the most exciting periods in history, the decades surrounding the French Revolution of 1789.

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