Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Hybridity the Case of Sir Walter Scott
  • 2. Representability Cultural History and the Fear of Long Books
  • 3. Sublimity Thomas Carlyle and the Aesthetics of Historical Ignorance
  • 4. Literature and the Longing for History
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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