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A subject for taste : culture in eighteenth-century England

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon and London ; [New York] : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Subject for Taste is a rounded portrait of English culture in the eighteenth century. Not only a matter of leading writers, from Swift and Pope to Dr. Johnson and Sheridan, and of artists from Hogarth to Reynolds, there was also room for popular ballads, political doggerel, pornographic verse and vigorous satirical cartoons. Taste in architecture ranged from great houses with gardens landscaped by Capability
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black, Jeremy.
Subject for taste.
London ; New York : Hambledon and London ; [New York] : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
(OCoLC)607615970
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 1852854634 9781852854638 1852855347 9781852855345
OCLC Number: 57638610
Description: xix, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Arts and amusements --
2. The crown --
3. The aristocracy --
4. Religion --
5. The middling orders --
6. Pleasures for the many --
7. Books and newspapers --
8. Styles --
9. London and the provinces --
10. Home and abroad.
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.
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