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Pleasure in the eighteenth century

Author: Roy Porter; Marie Mulvey Roberts
Publisher: Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 1996.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pleasure in the eighteenth century.
Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)809537294
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Porter; Marie Mulvey Roberts
ISBN: 0814766447 9780814766446
OCLC Number: 34471510
Description: xv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Enlightenment and pleasure / Roy Porter --
Material pleasures in the consumer society / Roy Porter --
The pleasures of the table / Simon Varey --
Pleasures engendered by gender : homosociality and the club / Marie Mulvey Roberts --
'The luxury of doing good' : benevolence, sensibility, and the Royal Humane Society / Carolyn D. Williams --
The seductions of conduct : pleasure and conduct literature / Vivien Jones --
'Strains of new beauty' : Handel and the pleasures of Italian opera, 1711-28 / Derek Alsop --
The pleasure of terror : paradox in Edmund Burke's theory of the sublime / E.J. Clery --
Burns and Wordsworth : art and 'the pleasure which there is in life itself' / Susan Manning.
Other Titles: Pleasure in the 18th century
Responsibility: edited by Roy Porter and Marie Mulvey Roberts.
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