Bloody Romanticism

Spectacular Violence and the Politics of Representation, 1776–1832

  • Authors
  • Ian Haywood

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Ian Haywood
    Pages 1-10
  3. Ian Haywood
    Pages 134-180
  4. Ian Haywood
    Pages 181-222
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 223-270

About this book


This book studies the impact of violence on the writing of the Romantic period. The focus is on the response of writers to a series of violent events including the revolutions in America and France and the Irish rebellion of 1798. Authors covered include Coleridge, Wordsworth, Scott, Byron, Fennimore Cooper, Equiano, and Helen Maria Williams.


Coleridge Imagination Romanticism Samuel Taylor Coleridge William Wordsworth Wordsworth

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