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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse

A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

by Edmund Gosse

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Published by Century Bookbindery .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9861564M
    ISBN 100899842151
    ISBN 109780899842158

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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780) by Edmund Gosse Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history. Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have.

A History of Eighteenth-Century A History of Eighteenth Century Literature book Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history. Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have Author: John Richetti.

English literature - English literature - The 18th century: The expiry of the Licensing Act in halted state censorship of the press. During the next 20 years there were to be 10 general elections. These two factors combined to produce an enormous growth in the publication of political literature.

Senior politicians, especially Robert Harley, saw the potential importance of the pamphleteer. "Eighteenth-Century English Literature by Charlotte Sussman is an outstanding introduction to eighteenth-century literature: sophisticated, contemporary, but also accessible. The book would make a wonderful supplement to a course on eighteenth-century literature, either graduate or undergraduate, and offers much of interest to the curious Cited by: 2.

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, often known simply as Tom Jones, is a comic novel by English playwright and novelist Henry is a Bildungsroman and a picaresque was first published on 28 February in London and is among the earliest English works to be classified as a novel.

It is the earliest novel mentioned by W. Somerset Maugham in his book Great Novelists Author: Henry Fielding. English literature: The Eighteenth Century Probably the most celebrated literary circle in history was the one dominated by Samuel Johnson.

It included Joshua Reynolds, David Garrick, Edmund Burke, Oliver Goldsmith, and James Boswell, whose biography of Johnson is a classic of the genre. In The Children’s Book Business, Lissa Paul constructs a new kind of book focusing on Eliza Fenwick’s product-placement novel, Visits to the Juvenile Library, in the context of Marjorie Moon’s bibliography, Benjamin Tabart’s Juvenile Library, Paul explains how twenty-first century cultural sensibilities are informed by late eighteenth-century attitudes towards Cited by: 5.

This is a list of 18th-century British children's literature titles (ordered by year of publication). Divine Songs () by Isaac Watts; A Description of Three Hundred Animals (); The Gigantick History of the Two Famous Giants (); A Little Pretty Pocket-Book (); The Governess, or The Little Female Academy () by Sarah Fielding; The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes ()Eighteenth-century: Authors, Titles, Illustrators, Publishers.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online containsprinted works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of works printed in Dutch, French, German, Italian.

Get this from a library. History, gender & eighteenth-century literature. [Beth Fowkes Tobin;] -- At once feminist and historical, the essays in History, Gender, and Eighteenth-Century Literature draw on culture, history, and gender as categories of analysis to explore British literature.

From a. It will publish innovative volumes, singly or co-authored, on any topic in history, science, music, literature and the visual arts in any area of the world in the long eighteenth century.

It will particularly encourage proposals that explore links among the disciplines, and which. Book History and Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Taught by Stephen Karian. This course examines Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature through the theoretical and methodological lens of “book history,” a sub-field in literary studies, history, and related disciplines that is concerned with the production, circulation, and consumption of texts in historical perspective.

An intensive investigation of the world of print in the eighteenth century, this class will emphasize the material realities of the book in this period as well as consider its role as a major agent of communication. Innovations in printing and illustration will be studied.

The rise of scientific and academic publishing, the appearance of the encyclopedia, the immediacy of newspaper and. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; A History of Eighteenth Century Literature () A History of Eighteenth Century Literature () by Edmund : Get this from a library. A history of eighteenth-century British literature. [John J Richetti] -- This book is an exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history.

Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major. The Eighteenth Century in England is called the Classical Age or the Augustan Age in literature. It is also called the Age of Good Sense or the Age of Reason.

Though Dryden belonged to the seventeenth century, he is also included in the Classical or Augustan Age, as during his time the characteristics of his age had manifested themselves and he himself represented them to a great extent.

The 18th century presentation created and narrated by Axel B, Sanna, Noa and Lova. History of English Language and Literat views. Getting dressed in the 18th century. Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction offers challenging interpretations of the public and private faces of individualism in the eighteenth-century English novel.

John P. Zomchick begins by surveying the social, historical and ideological functions of law and the family in England's developing market economy. Eighteenth-century British culture is often seen as polite and sentimental—the creation of an emerging middle class.

Simon Dickie disputes these assumptions in Cruelty and Laughter, a wildly enjoyable but shocking plunge into the forgotten comic literature of the h the surface of Enlightenment civility, Dickie uncovers a rich vein of cruel humor that forces us to recognize just how.

Most versatile of eighteenth-century writers was “poor Noll,” a most improvident kind of man in all worldly ways, but so skillful with his pen that Johnson wrote a sincere epitaph to the effect that Goldsmith attempted every form of literature, and adorned everything which he attempted.

The editors invite contributions on all aspects of the eighteenth century. Essays employing interdisciplinary perspectives or addressing contemporary theoretical and cultural concerns relating to the eighteenth century are especially encouraged.

Articles which are selected for publication are those which make a significant and original contribution to their field.Cambridge Core - English Literature - The Cambridge History of English Literature, – - edited by John Richetti.Course description. This fourth module of The Book: Histories Across Time and Space focuses on the physical qualities of books, the role of books in 17th and 18th century France, and the emergence of literature as a modern form of culture.

We will focus on the importance of books as physical objects and the raw material of literature--namely, paper.