This book explores how Romantic-era England conceptualized its relation to its constituent parts and the larger world through discussions of dancing and theories of dance and performance. As a referent that engaged and constructed the body dance worked to produce an English exceptional body.
About the Author
Kristin Flieger Samuelian is an Associate Professor of English at George Mason University. She is the author of Royal Romances: Sex, Scandal, and Monarchy in Print, 1780-1821 (2010), as well as journal and anthology essays on Dickens, Austen, and Romantic periodicals.