Confronting Natural Catastrophe in the Age of Enlightenment
By (author) Alessa Johns
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Dreadful Visitations by Alessa Johns
Book DescriptionFirst Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415921756
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alessa Johns
Women's Utopias of the Eighteenth Century, Hardback (July 2003)
Examines the utopian communities envisaged by Mary Astell, Sarah Fielding, Mary Hamilton, Sarah Scott, and other writers from Britain and continental Europe, exploring the ways in which they resembled - and departed from - traditional utopias. This book also demonstrates that women's utopias incorporated emerging liberal ideas.
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This volume offers an historical perspective on the cultural impact of disasters, examining 18th-century responses to the natural catastrophes that challenged the period's claim to reason and mastery of the environment.
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Author Biography - Alessa Johns
Alessa Johns is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California, Davis. She has published articles on eighteenth-century British literature including the works of Mary Astell, Sarah Fielding, Sarah Scott, Mary Hamilton and Daniel Defoe.
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