Romanticism, Sincerity and Authenticity

  • Tim Milnes
  • Kerry Sinanan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Kerry Sinanan, Tim Milnes
      Pages 1-28
  3. Forging Authenticity

  4. Acts of Sincerity

  5. Marketing the Genuine

  6. The Case of Austen

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Alex J. Dick
      Pages 221-237
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 260-268

About this book


The categories of authenticity and sincerity, treated sceptically since the early twentieth century, remain indispensable for the study of Romantic literature and culture. This book, focusing on authors including Wordsworth, Macpherson and Austen, highlights their complexities, showing how they can become meaningful to current critical debates.


English literature Jane Austen Romanticism Tennyson twentieth century Victorian era William Wordsworth Wordsworth

Editors and affiliations

  • Tim Milnes
    • 1
  • Kerry Sinanan
    • 2
  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK
  2. 2.University of the West of EnglandUK

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