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Eccentricity in BritaineBook - 2012
The aim of the book is twofold: first, to provide an overview of the critical history of eccentricity; and secondly to conceptualise a notion that is often presented as a defining feature of the English "character". It addresses the key issues raised by eccentricity and brings out interdisciplinary links between science, politics, literature and the arts: the sources and dissemination of the concept of eccentricity; its relationship with the English national character as historical and ideolo ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 315 pages) : illustrations