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Night thoughts

During the century after its publication in 1742, 'Night Thoughts' was one of the most popular, widely read and influential poems in the English language. However, there have been no editions of the poem since the middle of the nineteenth century. This edition contains a critical introduction setting the poem in the context of the eighteenth-century sublime.
Print Book, English, 1989
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [England], 1989
x, 368 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
9780521341851, 052134185X
Machine derived contents note: Preface
Night Thoughts: A textual introduction
The publication of Night Thoughts
The text of Night Thoughts
Night Thoughts (with textual variants)
Bibliography of works cited in the Introduction and Notes
Further reading
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)