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Annotated Bibliography on Romanticism in Britain

Summary: This is an annotated bibliography of 35 of the most important contributions to the historicism of Romanticism in Britain, and of literary essays, all contributing to the most important references to the historiography of Romanticism in Britain.
1. Addison, Catherine. "'Elysian and Effeminate': Byron's The Island as a Revisionary Text." SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, 35:4 (1995 Autumn), pp. 687-706.

This article is on Colonialism in Byron's poem The Island that takes place on the island of Toobanai. It is a place of stability and peace where the male protagonist does not become heroic or become naturalized without complete submission and obedience to the feminine principle. The hero of the story is a black woman who is just out of childhood and of rescue instead of escape. The island symbolizes male desire because of its seclusion that is created by the sea around it. It is compared and contrasted to other works that contain the same ideals of Romantic escape like The Odyssey, Melville's Omoo, and Michener's Hawaii. The main focus of the article is the valorization of the female principle and its...

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