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The Ruins of Experience–Now Available

The Ruins of Experience: Scotland’s "Romantick" Highlands and the Birth of the Modern Witness

Matthew Wickman

272 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-3971-7 | $59.95 | £39.00

The Ruins of Experience"A brilliant study of legal events and of literary texts concerned with the Scottish Highlands in the late eighteenth to nineteenth century, which then provides a structure for exploring the decay of and nostalgia for experience in subsequent culture."–Tilottama Rajan, University of Western Ontario

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