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Romantic Literature, Race, and Colonial Encounter

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  • Peter J. Kitson

Part of the Nineteenth-Century Major Lives and Letters book series (19CMLL)

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Introduction

In a fresh investigation of primary sources and original readings, Kitson traces the origins of contemporary ideas about race though a variety of late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth century literary texts by Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, De Quincey, and other published and unpublished writings about travel and exploration and natural history.

Keywords

Analyse Coleridge English literature Percy Bysshe Shelley Romanticism Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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