On the Threshold: Hospitality and the Idea of England in Late Romantic Writing.

Williams, Cynthia.
2017-04-18T14:05:09.510Z

Abstract: This dissertation puts hospitable discourse at the center of the crises of representation agitating England during the 1820s and 1830s. I begin with a detailed account of the literary, philosophical, and historical tradition of hospitality, including Enlightenment paradigms that assigned it a key role in securing world peace. Here Derrida's reading of Kant provides a vocabulary for my ar... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of English.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011573
ID: tufts:21048
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