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The pleasures of the imagination.

Author: John Brewer
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the Pleasures of the Imagination, John Brewer examines the birth and development of English 'high culture' in the 18th century. Brewer's previous book was The Sinews of Power.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Brewer
ISBN: 000255920X 9780002559201
OCLC Number: 59625849
Description: 752 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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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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