DeMaria, Robert.

A Companion to British Literature, The Long Eighteenth Century, 1660 - 1830. - 1 - Hoboken : Wiley, 2013. - 1 online resource (714 p.) - Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture . - Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture .

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Cover; Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture; Title page; Copyright page; Editors; Notes on Contributors to Volume III; General Introduction; Acknowledgments; Introduction to Long Eighteenth-Century Literature; Chronology 1658-1835; 1: Understanding Genre: Epic, Mock Epic, and Some Versions of Heroism from Milton to Pope; 2: History and Literature from Milton to Wollstonecraft; True History; History as Experience; The Politics of Historical Feeling; 3: Shakespeare in the Eighteenth Century; 4: Aphra Behn and the Profession of Writing in the Restoration and Early Eighteenth Century 5: The Virgilian Way from Milton to Wordsworth6: Women Readers and the Rise of the Periodical Essay; Writing to a Mixed Audience; Women Readers; Women Writers and Periodical Culture; The Problem of Anonymity; 7: Female Satirists of the Eighteenth Century; 1680-1710; 1710-1720; 1720-1740; 1740-1750; 1750-1755; 8: Ireland, England, and Anglo-Irish Writers in England; 9: Alexander Pope: Religion, Politics, and Poetry; Religion; Politics; 10: Eighteenth-Century Science and the Literary Imagination; 11: Epistolary Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century; Familiar Letters; Epistolary Fiction 12: Poetry Anthologies, Taste, and the CanonI; II; III; IV; 13: Performance in Eighteenth-Century English Verse: Oral Expressiveness; 14: Ranging Knowledge by the Alphabet: The Literature of Categorization and Organization 1700-1830; Reference Books and the Republic of Learning; Knowledge, Anxiety, and Progress; Collecting Knowledge; Ordering Knowledge; Cataloguing and Control; 15: History, Biography, and Anecdote; Fame and Oblivion; Privacy; Johnsonian Biography and Anecdote; Biography, History, and the Novel; The Moral of Biography; 16: The Other in the British Eighteenth Century 17: Aesthetics and Taste: The Beautiful, the Sublime, and Beyond in the Eighteenth CenturyWhy Beauty? Idealism and Empiricism; Aesthetics as a Unified Field; Imagination; Job: Religious Poetry, Aesthetics, and the Culture of Taste; Problems of Materialism; 18: The Poetry of Melancholy from Finch to Keats; 1700 to 1740; 1740s through 1760s; 1770-1819; 19: Jane Austen and the Conditions of Knowledge; 20: Genius and Originality 1750-1830: Young, Wordsworth, and Shelley; Born or Acquired? Locke and Sharpe on the Nature of Genius; Original vs. Copy: Young''s Account of Creativity On Being Misunderstood: Wordsworth on Artistic GeniusUnacknowledged Legislators: Shelley''s Defence; 21: Blake and His Contemporaries; 22: Romantic Celebrities: Poets in an Age of Print; I; II; III; IV; V; 23: Gothic and Celtic Revivals: Antiquity and the Archipelago; From "Four Nations" to the Archipelago; Gothic; Celtic; Conclusion: Archipelagic Antiquity; 24: Romantic Women Writers in the Lecture Room; "Philosophy in Fashion," and Other Strictures; Catherine Maria Fanshawe''s Conversation Poems; Lady Charlotte Bury: Patronage and Prose; Mary Russell Mitford: The Apprentice Anna Letitia Barbauld: The Rival

A Companion to British Literature, The Long Eighteenth Century, 1660 - 1830

9781118732427 198.50 (NL)

English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.

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