By Carol Bolton

Bolton examines a huge diversity of Robert Southey's writing to discover the connection among Romantic literature and colonial politics through the growth of Britain's moment empire. After many years of overlook, Southey's centrality to Romantic interval tradition is eventually being well-known. Bolton's examine attracts upon a variety of interdisciplinary fabrics to contemplate the impression of his paintings upon nineteenth-century perspectives of empire. She situates Southey's histories, biographies, journalism and epic poetry inside of their old and geographical contexts to argue that his commonly transmitted perspectives on management, accountability and international accountability constituted an ethical imperialism that shaped Victorian values.

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