The Reception of Ossian in Europe

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  • Copyright: 2008-12-22
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Collection of international research surveying the reception of James Macpherson's Ossian poems in European literature and culture.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's PrefaceAcknowledgements List of ContributorsAbbreviations: Primary Ossianic TextsTimeline of Ossian's European Reception Introduction: 'Genuine poetry...like gold', Howard Gaskill (University of Edinburgh)1. The Reception of The Poems of Ossian in England and Scotland, Dafydd Moore (University of Plymouth)2. The Sublime Gael: The Impact of Macpherson's Ossian on Literary Creativity and Cultural Perception in Gaelic Scotland, Donald Meek (University of Edinburgh)3. Ossian in Wales and Brittany, Mary-Ann Constantine (University of Wales)4. 'We know all these poems': the Irish Response to Ossian, Mícheál Mac Craith (University of Galway)5. Ossian and the Rise of Literary Historicism, Joep Leerssen (University of Amsterdam)6. Chateaubriand's Ossian, Colin Smethurst (University of Glasgow)7. The Reception and Reworking of Ossian in Klopstock's Hermanns Schlacht, Sandro Jung (University of Wales, Lampeter)8. Goethe's Translation from the Gaelic Ossian, Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh (University College Cork)9. 'Menschlichschön' and 'kolossalisch': The Discursive Function of Ossian in Schiller's Poetry and Aesthetics, Wolf Gerhard Schmidt (University of Saarbrücken)10. Ossian in Sweden and Swedish-speaking Finland, Peter Graves (University of Edinburgh)11. Literary, Artistic and Political Resonances of Ossian in the Czech National Revival, James Porter (UCLA) 12. Ossian in Hungary, Gabriella Hartvig (University of Pécs)13. Ossian in Poland, Nina Taylor-Terlecka (University of Oxford)14. Fingal in Russia, Peter France (University of Edinburgh)15. Ossian in Italy: From Cesarotti to the Theatre, Enrico Mattioda (University of Turin)16. From Smith's Antiquities to Leoni's Nuovi Canti: The Making of the Ossianic Tradition Revisited, Francesca Broggi-Wüthrich (University of Zurich)17. The Suggestiveness of Ossian in Romantic Spain: The Case of Espronceda and García Gutiérrez, Andrew Ginger (University of Edinburgh)18. Ossian in Portugal, Gerald Bär (Aberta University)19. Ossian in Music, Christopher Smith (University of East Anglia)20. Ossian and Art: Scotland into Europe via Rome, Murdo MacDonald (University of Dundee)Bibliography Index

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