Includes bibliographical references (p. -209) and index.
"A mingled race" : Walter Scott's Gypsies -- Vagrant and poet : the Gypsy and the "Strange disease of modern life" -- In the beginning was the word : George Borrow's Romany picaresque -- "Marks of race" : the impossible Gypsy in George Eliot -- "The last romance" : scholarship and nostalgia in the Gypsy Lore Society -- The phantom Gypsy : invisibility, writing, and history.
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