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Eighteenth-century English literature

Eighteenth-century English literature

modern essays in criticism

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Criticism, Textual.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by James L. Clifford.
    ContributionsClifford, James Lowry, 1901-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 351 p. ;
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22142228M
    ISBN 100195006828

    Our strengths lie in the fields of scholarly editing, poetry, intellectual history, women’s writing, and the relationship between literature and politics. The English faculty is one of the few in the United Kingdom with a distinguished and robust history of research and teaching in eighteenth-century studies. English literature: The Eighteenth Century. The Glorious Revolution of firmly established a Protestant monarchy together with effective rule by Parliament. The new science of the time, Newtonian physics, reinforced the belief that everything, including human conduct, is guided by a rational order. Moderation and common sense became intellectual values as well as standards of behavior.

    This volume contains a selection of the major essays written over a period of three decades by a distinguished scholar of eighteenth-century English literature. In each essay, Professor Landa attempts to show how cultural and intellectual assumptions and presuppositions of the age have been assimilated into the literary works. Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains , printed 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.

    British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century British Literature in the Eighteenth Century. Pictorial Discourse in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction focuses on the interrelationship between eighteenth-century theories of the novel and the art of painting – a subject which has not yet been undertaken in a book-length study. During the eighteenth century in particular, the English began to perceive children as imprintable individuals who could be taught morals and conduct. To support this new thinking, authors began to write literature for children with the intent of teaching them.


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