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Studies in eighteenth-century culture. Volume 33

Author: Catherine Ingrassia; Jeffrey S Ravel; American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
Publisher: Baltimore : Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, ©2004.
Series: Studies in eighteenth-century culture, v. 33.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on unusual archival materials, addressing a variety of nonliterary or extratextual sources, employing new theoretical approaches, and offering innovative discussions of established works, the  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Ingrassia; Jeffrey S Ravel; American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
OCLC Number: 1245829036
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 453 pages : illustrations).
Contents: "Le plus fort lien" : sentimental fixation and spectacles of suffering in Les Liaisons dangereuses / Neil Saccamano --
Ladies of ill-repute : the South Sea bubble, The Caribbean, and The Jamaica lady / Melissa K. Downes --
Money or mind? : Cecilia, the novel, and the real madness of selfhood / Susan C. Greenfield --
The infant's petitions : an English poetics of foundling reception, 1741-1837 / Laura Schattschneider --
Marginal writers and the 'literary market' : defining a new field of authorship in eighteenth century France / Geoffrey Turnovsky --
Dreams of stone : femininity in the eighteenth-century sculptural imagination / Caroline Weber --
"'To sing the toils of each revolving year ' : song and poetic authority in Stephen Duck's 'The thresher's labour'" / James Mulholland --
Epistolary relations : Walpole and Cole / George E. Haggerty --
Sea tales : nature and liberty in a Seaman's journal / April Shelford --
Wants and goods : advertisement and desire in Haywood and Defoe / Barbara Benedict --
Prev́ost ou l'exotisme tragique : l'épisode américain dans Cleveland / Laurence Mall. Casanova, the novel, and the woman as desiring subject : the case of Bettina / Ted Emery --
"What do you think laws were made for?" : prison reform discourse and the English Jacobin novel / Alexander H. Pitofsky --
Learning from experience, or not : from Chrysippus to Rasselas / Jeffrey Barnouw --
Meditations on beauty. The ecliptic of the beautiful / Timothy Erwin --
Pygmalion's "Wanton kind of chace" : Hogarth, Rowlandson, and the "line of beauty" / Adam Komisaruk --
A wanton chase in a foreign place : Hogarth and the gendering of exoticism / David Porter --
The return of beauty : purity and the neo-classical foundation of modern art / Peter C. Sonderen.
Series Title: Studies in eighteenth-century culture, v. 33.
Other Titles: Eighteenth-century culture
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Ingrassia and Jeffrey S. Ravel.

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Ingrassia and Ravel have undertaken a difficult project and produced a volume of enduring value. -- Chris Johnson Eighteenth Century: Current Bibliography 2009

 
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