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The Crimean War in the British imagination

Stefanie Markovits

The Crimean War in the British imagination

by Stefanie Markovits

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Literature and the war,
  • War and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Crimea (Ukraine) -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-276) and index.

    StatementStefanie Markovits.
    SeriesCambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture -- 68, Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture -- 68
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR468.W37 M37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23993970M
    ISBN 100521112370
    ISBN 109780521112376
    LC Control Number2009022582

    Lord Raglan had been taught the business of war by the Duke - and this in itself was considered by a trusting country as almost a guarantee of success - he had been in the Army for nearly half a century, he had earned great respect and great affection, he was strong and healthy, he was a trained diplomat and spoke excellent French. There were. Books shelved as crimean-war: The Crimean War: A History by Orlando Figes, Crimea: The Great Crimean War, - by Trevor Royle, The Crimean War: A.

      Original, magisterial, alive with voices of the time, The Crimean War is a historical tour de force whose depiction of ethnic cleansing and the West's relations with the Muslim world resonates with contemporary overtones. At once a rigorous, original study and a sweeping, panoramic narrative. I was resolved, then, to see the battlefields that even now toll a knell in the British imagination – the Seat of War in the East, to borrow the title of Colnaghi’s book of William Simpson’s lithographs depicting the conflict. As in , Sevastopol is the .

    Crimean War, (October –February ), war fought mainly on the Crimean Peninsula between the Russians and the British, French, and Ottoman Turkish, with support from January by the army of Sardinia-Piedmont. The war arose from the conflict of great powers in the Middle East and was more directly caused by Russian demands to exercise. In 5 libraries. "Stefanic Markovits explores how mid-Victorian writers and artists reacted to an unpopular war: one in which home-front reaction was conditioned by an unprecedented barrage of information arriving from the front."--BOOK JACKET. Crimea (Ukraine) - In literature.; English literature - 19th century - History and criticism.; Crimean War, - Influence.


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"Stefanic Markovits explores how mid-Victorian writers and artists reacted to an unpopular war: one in which home-front reaction was conditioned by an unprecedented barrage of information arriving from the front."--Jacket.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. The Crimean War not only gave us the cardigan, the balaclava, the Crimean beard and a generation of girls named Alma, it also unleashed considerable artistic and literary creativity. From Tennyson's epic poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade, to Lady Butler's The Roll Call, the words and images created in response to this conflict have occupied an Author: Louise Carter.

BRITISH IMAGINATION The Crimean War (–) was the first to be fought in the era of modern communications, and it had a profound influence on British literary culture, bringing about significant shifts in percep. The Crimean War in the British imagination / Stefanie Markovits.

– (Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 68) Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hardback) 1. English literature–19th century–History and criticism. Crimean War, ––Literature and the war. 22nd September The Crimean War by Orlando Figes (Metropolitan Books) The Crimean War In The British Imagination by Stefanie Markovits (Cambridge) Considering the depth of mutual suspicion and animosity between Britain and Russia afterit is astonishing that the lion and bear have fought each other only twice.

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xii+ $ (cloth). - Volume 49 Issue 4 - Mark HamptonAuthor: Mark Andrew Hampton. The Crimean War: British Grand Strategy Against Russia, –56 (2nd ed. Ashgate, ) the 2nd edition has a detailed summary of the historiography, pp. 1–20; Markovits, Stefanie.

The Crimean War in the British Imagination (Cambridge University Press: ) pp. ISBN 0 Location: Crimean Peninsula, Caucasus, Balkans. The Crimean War by Orlando Figes (Metropolitan Books) The Crimean War In The British Imagination by Stefanie Markovits (Cambridge) Considering the depth of mutual suspicion and animosity between Britain and Russia afterit is astonishing that the lion and bear have fought each other only twice.

Overview. The Crimean War () was the first to be fought in the era of modern communications, and it had a profound influence on British literary culture, bringing about significant shifts in perceptions of heroism and national identity.

In this book, Stefanie Markovits explores how mid-Victorian writers and artists reacted to an unpopular war: Author: Stefanie Markovits. ISBN: The Crimean War () was the first to be fought in the era of modern communications, and it had a profound influence on British literary culture, bringing about significant shifts in perceptions of heroism and national identity.

In The Crimean War in the British Imagination, Stefanie Markovits provides a valuable account of the predominance of that war in mid-century Victorian cultural forms. Her book brings together discussions of the fiction, poetry, and visual arts of the late s to demonstrate not only the topicality of the Crimean conflict, but also its shaping role in discourses not typically associated.

It is known in popular imagination, if at all, for the charge of the Light Brigade and the British-French siege of Russian troops in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol (Sebastopol). The British historian Orlando Figes seeks to remedy that neglect in his new book on the topic, The Crimean War: A History ().

Stefanie Markovits’s study, The Crimean War in the British Imagination, is a masterful analysis of the complex production and reproduction of the Crimean War in British media, literary, and visual hout the book, Markovits rather quietly, but consistently and powerfully, argues for the significance of the Crimean War to a period of Victorian literature and culture Author: Claudia Klaver.

The Crimean War: A History, by Orlando Figes, is a large history of the Crimean War between Russia on one side, and France, Britain and the Ottoman Empire on the other. The war began over religious scuffling between Catholic and Greek Orthodox pilgrims in Jerusalem - then part of the Ottoman Empire.4/5().

In contrast to every other book about the conflict Andrew Lambert's ground-breaking study The Crimean War: British Grand Strategy against Russia, is neither an operational history of the armies in the Crimea, nor a study of the diplomacy of the by: 9.

This book studies the influence of the Crimean War () on British literary culture, this book explores how mid-Victorian writers and artists reacted to the original 'media war'. By looking at journalism, novels, poetry, and visual art, the book demonstrates the tremendous cultural force of Author: Stefanie Markovits.

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At once a rigorous, original study and a sweeping, panoramic narrative, The Crimean War is the definitive account of the war that mapped the terrain for today's world. Read more Read less The Amazon Book ReviewCited by:. Book review: The Crimean War in the British imagination. By Mark HAMPTON.

Cite. Hampton reviews the book The crimean war in the British imagination, by Stephanie Markovits Topics: History. Publisher: Digital Commons @ Lingnan University. Year: Author: Mark HAMPTON.The Minié was a rifled musket developed by the French army captain Claude-Étienne Minié in It allowed quick loading and accurate firing.

It was widely used in the Crimean War by the French, British and Russian armies. See Orlando Figes, The Crimean War: a history (Metropolitan Books, New York, ), pp. –Cited by: 2.The Crimean War in the British Imagination (Cambridge, ).

Marlin, R., L’Opinion franc-comtoise devant la guerre de Crimée, Annales Littéraires de l’Université de Besançon, vol. 17 (Paris, ). Martin, K., The Triumph of Lord Palmerston: A Study of Public Opinion in England before the Crimean War (London, ).

Marx, K.