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Through the 1790s and 1800s, cultural critics grew to become confident that Britain was once being 'inundated' through pernicious literary translations imported from the eu Continent. British Romanticism and Continental impacts discusses Romantic writers' advanced and ambivalent responses to this threatening literary invasion. faced with international texts that appeared either appealing and repulsive, Mortensen argues, Romantic writers equivalent to Wordsworth and Coleridge publicly distanced themselves from ecu sensationalism, whilst they assimilated and revised its conventions of their personal writing.

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