Romanticism and Blackwood’s Magazine

‘An Unprecedented Phenomenon’

  • Robert Morrison
  • Daniel S. Roberts

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. ‘A character so various, and yet so indisputably its own’: A Passage to Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine

  3. Blackwood’s and the Periodical Press

  4. Blackwood’s Culture and Criticism

  5. Blackwood’s Fictions

  6. Blackwood’s at Home

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
    2. Richard Cronin
      Pages 203-214
    3. John Strachan
      Pages 215-225
  7. Blackwood’s Abroad

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 279-290

About this book


This collection of essays throws vast new light on the most significant literary-political journal of the Romantic age. Its chapters analyze Blackwood's wide-ranging contributions on some of the most topical issues in Romantic studies, including celebrity, British versus Scottish nationalism, and the rise of terror and detective fiction.


fiction Percy Bysshe Shelley Romanticism

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Morrison
    • 1
  • Daniel S. Roberts
    • 2
  1. 1.Queen’s UniversityKingstonCanada
  2. 2.Queen’s University BelfastNorthern Ireland

Bibliographic information