The Making of History: A Study of the Literary Forgeries of James Macpherson and Thomas Chatterton in Relation to Eighteenth-century Ideas of History and Fiction

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1986 - Poetry - 228 pages
The literary forgeries of James Macpherson and Thomas Chatterton are studied within the context of the eighteenth-century debate about the validity of using literature as a historical source and history as a literary topic.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
The Literary Impetus
46
The Voice of the Past
73
Copyright

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