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Dying to be English
Suicide Narratives and National Identity, 1721–1814





ISBN 9781138661462
Published March 3, 2016 by Routledge
304 Pages

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This study examines the presentation of suicide within the genre of the eighteenth-century novel. Referencing several key writers of the period, McGuire demonstrates that their work inscribes a nationalist imperative to frame suicide as self-sacrifice.