John Bugg's "Five Long Winters" Published

Fordham's English Professor John Bugg has recently had his book Five Long Winters published by Stanford University Press. In Five Long Winters Prof. Bugg argues that the British government's repression of the 1790s rivals the French Revolution as the most important historical event for our understanding the development of Romantic literature. Bugg argues that a poetics of silence appeared in the works of such writers as Wordsworth and Coleridge in response to repressive governmental legislation. Five Long Winters is available from Stanford University Press.

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