The poetry of Celtic places

Williams, Heather (2019) The poetry of Celtic places. Nineteenth-century contexts, 41 (1). ISSN 0890-5495

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This paper examines the radical shift in the place of Celts in the French imagination during the course of the nineteenth century, by focusing on two versions of a passage describing Wales by Michelet: the first written in his travel journal (1834), the second published by his widow (1893). Wales, by virtue of being a Celtic place, allows Michelet to deepen his understanding of France. Whereas juxtaposition of the two versions of his text reveals something of the French state’s attitude toward the ambiguously domestic and exotic Celtic “other.”

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Celtic Studies, Celticism, Jules Michelet, travel writing, Wales, poetry, popular song, postcolonialism.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
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Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2018 14:26
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2023 10:00

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