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In early eighteenth-century texts, the gypsy is frequently figured as an amusing rogue; by the Victorian period, it has begun to take on a nostalgic, romanticized form, abandoning sublimity in favour of the bucolic fantasy propagated by George Borrow and the founding members of the Gypsy Lore Society. Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period argues that, in the gap between these two situations, the figure of the gypsy is exploited by Romantic-period writers and artists, often in unexpected ways. Drawing attention ...

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    • Title: Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period by Sarah Houghton-Walker
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic UK
    • Print ISBN: 9780198719472, 0198719477
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    • Edition: 2014
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