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Mercenaries in British and American Literature, 1790†“1830 : Writing, Fighting, and Marrying for Money.

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Author/Creator:
Simpson, Erik.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010.
Series:
Edinburgh Studies in Transatlantic Literatures
Edinburgh Studies in Transatlantic Literatures
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 pages)
Subjects:
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Mercenary troops in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Explores the potential of the mercenary as a focal point for transatlantic analysis in American and European literatures.
Contents:
COVER
Copyright
CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTION: MERCENARY, CONTRACTOR, VOLUNTEER, SLAVE
1. ORMOND'S FIGHTERS: AUTHORSHIP, SOLDIERING, AND THE TRANSATLANTIC CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
2. ENCOUNTERING THE MERCENARY: NATIVE AMERICAN AUXILIARIES, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, AND CHARLOTTE SMITH
3. 'A GOOD ONE THOUGH RATHER FOR THE FOREIGN MARKET': WALTER SCOTT, LORD BYRON, AND THE ROMANTIC MERCENARY
4. LOYALTY, INDEPENDENCE, AND JAMES FENIMORE COOPER'S REVOLUTION
5. THE BRAVOS OF VENICE
EPILOGUE: MERCENARIES AND THE MODERN MILITARY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Simpson, Erik Mercenaries in British and American Literature, 1790†“1830
ISBN:
9780748636457
9780748636440
OCLC:
664232831
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