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Great Expectations.

Author: Mascha Hansen; Jürgen Klein
Publisher: Frankfurt : Lang, Peter, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2012.
Series: Britannia (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), vol. 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What did eighteenth-century men and women think about when they contemplated the future? What was hidden in dark bosom of futurity, as Richardson's Pamela calls it? In this book, essays addresses  Read more...

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Hansen, Mascha.
Great Expectations: Futurity in the Long Eighteenth Century.
Frankfurt : Lang, Peter, GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mascha Hansen; Jürgen Klein
ISBN: 9783653019834 3653019834
OCLC Number: 818874743
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages).
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION, Mascha Hansen; MIRACLE VERSUS MAYHEM: DISTURBANCES OF THE FUTURE IN A LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY THAT THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE SHORT, Kevin L. Cope; "NOT IN UTOPIA, SUBTERRANEAN FIELDS, HEAVEN KNOWS WHERE": OR, APOCALYPSE WHEN?, Hermann Josef Real; REWRITING THE DIVINE-RIGHT THEORY FOR THE WHIGS: THE POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS OF SHAFTESBURY'S TREATMENT OF THE DOCTRINE OF FUTURITY IN HIS CHARACTERISTICKS, Patrick Müller; EDMUND BURKE, FUTURITY AND PROVIDENCE, Norbert Col; THE FUTURITY OF FAME: EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PATHS TO IMMORTALITY, Bärbel Czennia. "SUPPOSE ME DEAD AND THEN SUPPOSE ... ": SWIFT IN LIVELY ANTICIPATION, Allan Ingram; LORD HERVEY, DEATH AND FUTURITY, Bill Overton; GREAT EXPECTATIONS? PLANS AND PLANNING IN WOMEN'S MEMOIRS, Mascha Hansen; "HE AT FIRST SIGHT COU'D EACH ONES FORTUNE TELL:" PHYSIOGNOMY AND FORTUNE-TELLING IN THE EARLY TO MID-EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, Katherine Aske; "ONLY KEPT UP BY THE CREDULOUS AND IGNORANT": EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY RESPONSES TO THE ANCIENT BELIEFS ABOUT MENSTRUAL BLOOD, Sara Read; "LET ME COLLECT MYSELF, AND PURSUE MY JOURNEY": GENERATION IN LAURENCE STERNE'S TRISTRAM SHANDY, Hélène Dachez. THE CRITIQUE OF UTOPIANISM: GIBBON VS. GODWIN, Michael Szczekalla"THE FORTY-FIVE": BRITISH MODERNISATION AND THE FIRST GLIMPSES OF THE END OF THE HISTORICAL CHRONOTOPE, Jürgen Klein; "OLD LAMPS FOR NEW": THE RISE OF THE ORIENTAL TALE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY AND ITS INFLUENCE ON ENGLISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE, Stefanie Schult; OUR OWN SERVICE IN THE EMPIRE POPE'S DUNCIAD PREDICTS, Gerald J. Butler.
Series Title: Britannia (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), vol. 16.

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