Description - The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660 - 1789 by Gary E. Day
* Provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the poetry, drama, fiction, and literary and cultural criticism produced from the Restoration of the English monarchy to the onset of the French Revolution * Comprises over 340 entries arranged in A-Z format across three fully indexed and cross-referenced volumes * Written by an international team of leading and emerging scholars * Features an impressive scope and range of subjects: from courtship and circulating libraries, to the works of Samuel Johnson and Sarah Scott * Includes coverage of both canonical and lesser-known authors, as well as entries addressing gender, sexuality, and other topics that have previously been underrepresented in traditional scholarship * Represents the most comprehensive resource available on this period, and an indispensable guide to the rich diversity of British writing that ushered in the modern literary era 3 Volumes www.literatureencyclopedia.com
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Author Biography - Gary E. Day
Gary Day is Principal Lecturer in English at De MontfortUniversity. His books include Re-Reading Leavis: Culture andLiterary Criticism (1996), Class (2001), LiteraryCriticism: A New History (2008), and Modernist Literature1890 1950 (2010). Jack Lynch is Professor of English at Rutgers University,Newark. His books includeThe Age of Elizabeth in the Age ofJohnson (2003) and Deception and Detection inEighteenth-Century Britain (2008).