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Sociable places : locating culture in Romantic-period Britain

Author: Kevin Gilmartin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranging across literature, theater, history, and the visual arts, this collection of essays by leading scholars in the field explores the range of places where British Romantic-period sociability transpired. The book considers how sociability was shaped by place, by the rooms, buildings, landscapes and seascapes where people gathered to converse, to eat and drink, to work and to find entertainment. At the same time,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Gilmartin
ISBN: 9781107587779 1107587778
OCLC Number: 1023183413
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 17 Jul 2017).
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 269 pages) : PDF file(s)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction Kevin Gilmartin; Part I. Print Relations: 1. Recovering the country book club Ina Ferris; 2. 'Bread and cheese and porter only being allowed': radical spaces in London, 1792-5 Jon Mee; 3. Piccadilly booksellers and conservative sociability David Fallon; Part II. Sociable Spectacle: 4. Proxy Israelites: staging ethnic violence in the ring and the pit Daniel O'Quinn; 5. Fashionable subjects: exhibition culture and the limits of sociability Paul Keen; Part III. Interior Places: 6. 'The place is not free to you': the Georgian assembly room and the ends of sociability Gillian Russell; 7. Unconventional calling: Godwin, women and visiting in the 1790s Mark Philp; Part IV. Traveling Sociability: 8. Sociability among the ruins: the Colosseum by moonlight, circa 1820 Christopher Rovee; 9. Sociability by the sea side: Margate before 1815 Harriet Guest; 10. Lower deck narratives and sociability in the British Navy, 1750-1815 Nicholas Rogers.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin Gilmartin, California Institute of Technology.
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Ranging across literature, theater, history and the visual arts, this collection of essays explores the range of places where British Romantic-period sociability transpired. Specialist and  Read more...

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