"Cultures of Whiggism" : new essays on English literature and culture in the long eighteenth century (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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"Cultures of Whiggism" : new essays on English literature and culture in the long eighteenth century

Author: David Womersley; Paddy Bullard; Abigail Williams
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The essays collected here explore the literary culture that arose from and supported what Pitt the Elder referred to as the "great spirit of Whiggism" that animated English politics during the eighteenth century. From the prehistory of Whiggism in the court of Charles II to the fractures opened up within it by the French Revolution in the 1790s, the interactions between Whiggish politics and literature are sampled  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
"Cultures of Whiggism".
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2005
Online version:
"Cultures of Whiggism".
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Womersley; Paddy Bullard; Abigail Williams
ISBN: 0874138965 9780874138962
OCLC Number: 56065078
Description: 370 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Andrew Marvell and the prehistory of Whiggism / Nicholas von Maltzahn --
Whigs, political economy and the Revolution of 1688-89 / Steven C.A. Pincus --
"Anglia Libera": Commonwealth politics in the early years of George I / Justin Champion --
Joseph Addison's Whiggism / Lawrence E. Klein --
Remarks on Cato's Letters / Ian Higgins --
Patronage and Whig literary culture in the early eighteenth century / Abigail Williams --
Elizabeth Singer Rowe: gender, dissent, and Whig poetics / Sarah Prescott --
Pope, Peri Bathous, and the Whig sublime / Christine Gerrard --
Akenside's clamors for liberty / Adam Rounce --
Confessional politics in Defoe's Journal of the plague year / David Womersley --
Mary Davys and the politics of epistolary form / Alice Wakely --
Tom Jones and the crisis of Whiggism in mid-Hanoverian England / Paul Monod --
The latitude of Whiggism: Tillotson, Burnet, and Lord William Russell in Whig historiography, 1675-1775 / Paddy Bullard --
"A bold and free-spoken man": the strange case of Charles Pigott / Jon Mee.
Responsibility: edited by David Womersley ; assisted by Paddy Bullard and Abigail Williams.
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In the preface to his edition of Shakespeare, Alexander Pope noted that his age was one of "Parties, both in Wit and State." There has been a reluctance to explore what Pope implied were the  Read more...


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