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Commemorating Writers in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Nation-Building and Centenary Fever

  • Joep Leerssen
  • Ann Rigney

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Ann Rigney, Joep Leerssen
    Pages 1-23
  3. Joep Leerssen
    Pages 24-39
  4. Ann Rigney
    Pages 40-64
  5. Ann Rigney
    Pages 65-87
  6. Ronan Kelly
    Pages 88-101
  7. Mahnaz Yousefzadeh
    Pages 102-116
  8. Harald Hendrix
    Pages 117-133
  9. Francesca Zantedeschi
    Pages 134-151
  10. Pierre Boudrot
    Pages 152-172
  11. Joep Leerssen
    Pages 173-187
  12. An De Ridder
    Pages 188-202
  13. Neil Stewart
    Pages 203-223
  14. Marijan Dović
    Pages 224-249
  15. John Neubauer
    Pages 250-261
  16. Clara Calvo
    Pages 262-282
  17. Paulo de Medeiros
    Pages 283-294
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 295-301

About this book

Introduction

This volume offers detailed accounts of the cults of individual writers and a comparative perspective on the spread of centenary fever across Europe. It offers a fascinating insight into the interaction between literature and cultural memory, and the entanglement between local, national and European identities at the highpoint of nation-building.

Keywords

Memory studies colonialism Cultural Memory Dante Europe France individual memory Russia Slovenia Voltaire

Editors and affiliations

  • Joep Leerssen
    • 1
  • Ann Rigney
    • 2
  1. 1.University of AmsterdamNetherlands
  2. 2.Utrecht UniversityNetherlands

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