Romantic Antiquity. Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832.
Oxford University Press, 2010. 320p. Hardback. Series: Classical Presences. It is a confident, authoritative examination of the uses to which Rome was put in Romanticism: how the legacy of the Roman republic was debated, manipulated, and fought over, and its relevance to concepts of nation and political ideology. Felicity James and Eliza OBrien, Years Work in English Studies 05/09/2012 (Publisher's information).