The Ruins of Experience: Scotland's "Romantick" Highlands and the Birth of the Modern Witness

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 252 pages
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"A brilliant study of legal events and of literary texts concerned with the Scottish Highlands in the late eighteenth to nineteenth century, which then provides a structure for exploring the decay of and nostalgia for experience in subsequent culture."—Tilottama Rajan, University of Western Ontario

  

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Contents

IV
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V
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VI
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VII
90
VIII
109
IX
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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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Matthew Wickman teaches English at Brigham Young University.

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