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Fictions of reality in the age of Hume and Johnson

Author: Leopold Damrosch
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1989.
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Aims to show that the responses of Hume and Johnson to the challenge of their age have deep similarities. The book also explores the relationship of the fictional and the ""real"" in a wide range of  Read more...

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Damrosch, Leopold.
Fictions of reality in the age of Hume and Johnson.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)555636945
Named Person: David Hume; Samuel Johnson; David Hume; Samuel Johnson
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leopold Damrosch
ISBN: 0299123804 9780299123802 0299123847 9780299123840
OCLC Number: 20056755
Description: ix, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Texts and Their Realities --
1. Johnson and Hume: Fictions of Self and World --
2. Boswell: Life as Art --
3. Gibbon: Commanding the Past --
4. Hume, Gibbon, Johnson: The Fictions of Belief --
5. Gilbert White: Enlightenment Science, Conservative Myth --
6. Burke: The Breakdown of Consensus --
7. Godwin: Resymbolizing the World.
Responsibility: Leo Damrosch.

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