Picture of neon light reading 'Open'

Discover open research at Strathprints as part of International Open Access Week!

23-29 October 2017 is International Open Access Week. The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of Open Access research outputs, all produced by University of Strathclyde researchers.

Explore recent world leading Open Access research content this Open Access Week from across Strathclyde's many research active faculties: Engineering, Science, Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences and Strathclyde Business School.

Explore all Strathclyde Open Access research outputs...

'Plumb-Pudding Stone' and the romantic sublime : the landscape and geology of the Trossachs in The Statistical Account of Scotland (1791-99)

Furniss, Tom (2010) 'Plumb-Pudding Stone' and the romantic sublime : the landscape and geology of the Trossachs in The Statistical Account of Scotland (1791-99). In: Romantic Localities. The Enlightenment World . Pickering & Chatto Publishers, pp. 51-65. ISBN 1848930025

Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

Romantic Localities explores the ways in which Romantic-period writers of varying nationalities responded to languages, landscapes - both geographical and metaphorical - and literatures. This focus on how writers explore region and place ties in with current scholarly interest in 'transnational' perspectives. The essays featured in this collection are by scholars from around the world and discuss poetry, fiction, travel narratives and historical and scientific texts. The contributors examine versions of 'home' and 'abroad', as well as issues of 'now' and 'the past'. The concentration on locality is underpinned by explorations of mobility, mutability, sincerity and the real.