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Writing emigration: Canada in Scottish romanticism, 1802–1840

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This thesis is a study of the representation of emigration to Canada in Scottish Romantic periodicals and fiction, and of the relationship between these genres and the little-studied genre of the emigrant's guide. Chapter One tracks the Edinburgh Review and Quarterly Review's reviews of books on Canadian topics and demonstrates how the rival quarterlies respond to, and intervene in, the evolving public debate about emigration. Chapter Two examines depictions of Canada in ...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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