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1st Edition

The Life of Nelson, by Robert Southey

Edited By

Tim Fulford

ISBN 9780367023089
Published June 29, 2021 by Routledge
368 Pages

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Book Description

The Life of Nelson is one of Robert Southey’s most influential and bestselling works. This new edition will contain a comprehensive critical apparatus that will make sense of the major issues posed by the text and how it contributes to studies of both Southey and Romanticism. The edition will feature a critical and contextual introduction, which will set out the origins and composition of the text together with its publication history, as well as offer a carefully considered view of the interplay between the Life and other biographies of Nelson, bringing into view the wide array of sources and influences Southey drew from.

Table of Contents



List of Figures

Editorial Introduction

Glossary of Nautical Terms

Southey’s Life of Nelson

Editorial Notes

Appendix A: Southey’s Review of Publications on Nelson, Quarterly Review, 3 (February 1810), 218-62

Appendix B: Reviews of Southey’s Life of Nelson

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Tim Fulford is Professor of English at De Montford University, UK