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Spring 2001 Table of Contents


Introduction   3

Cairns Craig   13

Scott’s Staging of the Nation

Deidre Lynch   29

Gothic Libraries and National Subjects

Celeste Langan   49

Understanding Media in 1805: Audiovisual Hallucination in The Lay of the Last Minstrel

Peter Manning   71

“The Birthday of Typography”: A Response to Celeste Langan

Jack Kerkering   85

“We are Five-and-Forty”: Meter and National Identity in Sir Walter Scott

Stephen Arata   99

Scott’s Pageants: The Example of Kenilworth

Yoon Sun Lee   109

Giants in the North: Douglas, the Scottish Enlightenment, and Scott’s Redgauntlet

Miranda Burgess   123

Scott, History, and the Augustan Public Sphere

Robert Crawford   137

Walter Scott and European Union


Katie Trumpener’s Bardic Nationalism: The Romantic Novel and the British Empire, reviewed by Miranda Burgess   153

Leith Davis’ Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation,1707–1830, reviewed by Ina Ferris   157

Thomas Pfau’s Wordsworth’s Profession: Form,Class,and the Logic of Early Romantic Cultural Production, reviewed by Linda Brigham   161

Jeffrey N.Co x’s Poetry and Politics in the Cockney School: Keats,Shelley, Hunt and Their Circle, reviewed by Jack Stillinger   165