Historical Romance and the Mythology of Charles I in D’Israeli, Scott and Disraeli

@article{Napton2018HistoricalRA,
  title={Historical Romance and the Mythology of Charles I in D’Israeli, Scott and Disraeli},
  author={D. Napton},
  journal={English Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={99},
  pages={148 - 165}
}
  • D. Napton
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • English Studies
  • ABSTRACT The mythology surrounding the figure of Charles, forged during the unique events of his time, was often employed in response to socio-political situations and debates of the late eighteenth and then the nineteenth century. Isaac D’Israeli, Sir Walter Scott and Benjamin Disraeli, writing at a time when the interpretation of history was dominated by Whig historiography, sought to negate, counter or dismantle those representations of modern British history by referencing Charles and his… CONTINUE READING

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