A Concise Companion to the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
Edited by Cynthia Wall
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Concise Companion to the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century by Cynthia Wall
Book DescriptionThis Concise Companion presents fresh perspectives on eighteenth--century literature. * Contributes to current debates in the field on subjects such as the public sphere, travel and exploration, scientific rhetoric, gender and the book trade, and historical versus literary perceptions of life on London streets. * Searches out connections between the remarkable number of new genres that appeared in the eighteenth century. * Crosses conventional disciplinary lines. * Demonstrates that philosophy, history, politics and social theory both influence and are influenced by literature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405101172
(243mm x 165mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Literary and Cultural Spaces of Restoration London, Paperback (February 2006)
This book explores the literary and cultural rebuilding of London after the Great Fire of 1666.
Concise Companion to the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century, Paperback (December 2004)
Presents fresh perspectives on eighteenth-century literature. This book presents debates on subjects such as the public sphere, travel and exploration, scientific rhetoric, gender and the book trade, and historical versus literary perceptions of life on London streets.
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Author Biography - Cynthia Wall
Cynthia Wall is Associate Professor of English at the University of Virginia. She is the author of The Literary and Cultural Spaces of Restoration London (1998) and an editor of Pope and Defoe.
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