New lands; old ways John Galt's North American Corpus

McGhee, John (2015) New lands; old ways John Galt's North American Corpus. MPhil(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The dissertation critically examines Galt's literary output related to North American subjects. This includes two novels and twenty six articles for periodical publications. It sets the literature within the historical context of Galt's role in establishing the Canada Company, his work in Canada and the aftermath of his dismissal from the Company. It also shows links with Galt's earlier novels and with the Enlightenment ideas which were current at that time.

Item Type: Thesis (MPhil(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: Galt, Canada, Lawrie Todd, Bogle Corbet, periodicals, Enlightenment, colonisation, Empire
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts > School of Critical Studies
Funder's Name: UNSPECIFIED
Supervisor's Name: Brown, Dr. Rhona and Carruthers, Prof. Gerard
Date of Award: 2015
Embargo Date: 22 April 2018
Depositing User: Mr J McGhee
Unique ID: glathesis:2015-6287
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2015 09:45
Last Modified: 01 May 2015 07:44
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/6287

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