- Title Pages
- Notes on contributors
- Introduction: Counterfactual Romanticism
1‘The object as in itself it really is not’: Counterfactual Romanticism and the aesthetics of contingency
2Door-to-door and across-the-counter factuals: history as fashion, furniture, fraud, forgery, folklore and fiction in the Romantic onset of modernity
3The possibilists: Romantic-era literary forgery and British alternative pasts
4Sophia Lee’s The Recess and the epistemology of the counterfactual
5Lord Byron reads The Prelude
6Counterfactual obstetrics: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Frankenstein
7John Thelwall: a counterfactual ghost story
8Counterfactual speculations in late Romanticism: Scott, Banim, Galt and Mitford
9Piratical counterfactual, piratical counterfictional: from Misson to melodrama
10Romanticism and the (counterfactual) Chinese awakening
11Counterfactual and future Romanticisms: the academy and the canon
- Counterfactual Romanticism
- Damian Walford Davies
- Manchester University Press
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