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The pleasures of the imagination : English culture in eighteenth century

Author: John Brewer
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the development of a native English tradition in the arts between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Eighteenth century figures such as Johnson, Reynolds, Garrick and Handel are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Brewer
ISBN: 0002555379 9780002555371 000255920X 9780002559201
OCLC Number: 154299065
Description: xxx, 721 pages : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Brewer.
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'If you want to understand how English culture reinvented itself in the 18th century, read The Pleasures of the Imagination. John Brewer's brilliant work is itself a great teeming Vauxhall Gardens of Read more...

 
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