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The providence of wit in the English letter writers.

Author: William Henry Irving
Publisher: Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, 1955.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Irving, William Henry.
Providence of wit in the English letter writers.
Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, 1955
(OCoLC)586757078
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Irving
OCLC Number: 1220784
Description: 382 pages 24 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Classical models --
ch. 2. French and continental practice --
ch. 3. Early English experiments --
ch. 4. Grub Street activity -Edmund Curll --
ch. 5. Augustan attitudes -Steele and Addison --
ch. 6. Pope and the Scriblerians --
ch. 7. More great names -Lady Mary Wortley-Montagu, Chesterfield, Gray --
ch. 8. Lady Suffolk, Orrery, Shenstone and the school of sentiment --
ch. 9. Johnson and the Johnsonian tinge --
ch. 10. The bluestockings --
ch. 11. Walpole and Cowper --
ch. 12. The Scotch letter writers.

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