From Skiddaw to "Scurfell":Sightlines over the Solway

Donaldson, Christopher and Taylor, Joanna (2021) From Skiddaw to "Scurfell":Sightlines over the Solway. Studies in Scottish Literature, 47 (1). ISSN 0039-3770 (In Press)

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Abstract

This article explains the broader historical, geographical and political significance of an important passage from Dorothy Wordsworth’s 'Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland, A.D. 1803'. The passage in question relates to Wordsworth's visit to Ellisland, the farm where Robert Burns had lived from 1788 to 1791. In addition to unpacking the history of a proverb that appears in this passage, we also consider the insights the passage affords into the other acts of place- and meaning-making found throughout Wordsworth’s 'Recollections'.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Studies in Scottish Literature
Additional Information:
Upon publication, this article will be available via free access on the journal's website: https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/ssl/
ID Code:
160929
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Deposited On:
13 Oct 2021 11:50
Refereed?:
Yes
Published?:
In Press
Last Modified:
19 Nov 2021 12:03