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Eighteenth-century British literary scholars and critics

Eighteenth-century British literary scholars and critics

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Published by Gale Cengage Learning in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Literary historians -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Frans De Bruyn.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesDictionary of literary biography -- v. 356
    ContributionsDe Bruyn, Frans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR73 .D4 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24099678M
    ISBN 100787681741
    ISBN 109780787681746
    LC Control Number2010010951

    During the eighteenth century, British critics applied terms of gender to literature according to the belief that masculine values represented the best literature and feminine terms signified less important works or authors. The Constitution of Literature examines Restoration and eighteenth-century literary criticism as a debate over.


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Get this from a library. Eighteenth-century British literary scholars and critics. [Frans De Bruyn;] -- Surveys the lives and publications of the men and women whose pioneering work laid the foundations of modern English literary studies. A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history.

Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have.

A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history. Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have Author: John Richetti.

which both feminist critics and scholars of women eighteenth-century book production, distribution, and consumption; representations in eighteenth-century British prose fiction.

Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods. Though the two activities are closely related, literary critics are not always, and have not always been, theorists.

Literary Research and the British Eighteenth Century: Strategies and Sources (Literary Research: Strategies and Sources) British Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century by the same authors comes even close to the quality of this volume, scholars in our field will be doubly well by: 2. Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers Conference, University of Dallas, He is a member of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers, of which he was president ().

and eighteenth-century British and American authors, as well as on environ-File Size: KB. "Shakespeare, Milton, and Eighteenth-Century Literary Editing will surely win log-standing respect among Miltonists, Shakespeareans, and specialists in the eighteenth century." Religion & Literature "This book is superior to others in that it delves into the theoretical assumptions of the Cited by: American Literary Critics and Scholars, ; American Literary Critics and Scholars, ; American Literary Critics and Scholars, ; American Literary Journalists, I; American Literary Publishing Houses, ; American Literary Publishing Houses, Trade and Paperback; American Magazine Journalists.

Eighteenth-Century British Periodicals Beginning in the eighteenth century and continuing to the present day, there has been debate among critics and scholars over the contributions of Addison.

In the mid-eighteenth century, many British authors and literary critics anxiously claimed that poetry was in crisis. These writers complained that modern poets plagiarized classical authors as well as one another, asserted that no new subjects for verse remained, and feared poetry's complete exhaustion.

Questioning Nature explores how major women writers of the era—includingAuthor: Melissa Bailes. Book Description: In the mid-eighteenth century, many British authors and literary critics anxiously claimed that poetry was in crisis.

These writers complained that modern poets plagiarized classical authors as well as one another, asserted that no new subjects for verse remained, and feared poetry's complete exhaustion. European literature of the 18th century refers to literature (poetry, drama, satire, and novels) produced in Europe during this period.

The 18th century saw the development of the modern novel as literary genre, in fact many candidates for the first novel in English date from this period, of which Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is probably the best known.

Fables of Modernity expands the territory for cultural and literary criticism by introducing the concept of the cultural fable. Laura Brown shows how cultural fables arise from material practices in eighteenth-century England.

These fables, the author says, reveal the eighteenth-century origins of modernity and its connection with two related paradigms of difference—the woman and the "native Pages: The first installment in this series provides intimate glimpses into the lives and works of famous and lesser-known British authors from a significant two hundred-year literary period.

It includes thousands of pages of poems, plays, essays, novels, diaries, journals, correspondence, and other manuscripts from the Restoration through the Victorian era. Gender Studies and Eighteenth‐Century British Literature Gender Studies and Eighteenth‐Century British Literature Bowers, Toni What difference does gender make.

Since the s, the study of eighteenth‐century Anglophone literature has been fundamentally, perhaps permanently, revised by scholars interested in answering that question. The eighteenth century British book trade marks the beginning of the literary marketplace as we know it.

The lapsing of the Licensing Act in brought an end to pre-publication censorship of printed texts and restrictions on the number of printers and presses in Britain. Although the broad topic of time and literature in the long eighteenth century has received focused attention from successive generations of literary critics, this book adopts a radically new approach to the subject.

Taking inspiration from recent revisionist accounts of the horological practices. Other archival holdings include the nearly fifty years of diaries and reading notes kept by Thomas Thistlewood, an eighteenth-century British planter in Jamaica, among other holdings on the West Indies; letters and notes kept by the literary scholar Edmond Malone; and James Marshall Osborn’s own correspondence archive, documenting his.

An excerpt from The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America by Richard B. Sher. Also available on web site: online catalogs, secure online ordering, excerpts from new books.

Sign up for email notification of new releases in. "William Oldys," Dictionary of Literary Biography Volume Eighteenth-Century British Literary Scholars and Critics, ed. Frans De Bruyn (Detroit: Gale, ), "'The Natural Propensity of Imitation': or, Pantomimic Poetics and the Rhetoric of Augustan Wit," Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies ():   Book 6.

Book 7. Book 8. Book 9. Book Book Book Responses. Mary Wollstonecraft: from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. William Blake: A Poison Tree.

THE RESTORATION AND THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. SAMUEL PEPYS. The Diary [First Entries] [The Coronation of Charles II] [The Plague Year] [The Fire of London] Pepys’s Diary Brand: Pearson.

Filed under: English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture, (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge. Eighteenth-Century Orientalism in Contemporary British Historiography and Literary Criticism To these scholars, the book offered a vast new field of inquiry into the relationship between.

Richetti’s History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature, as classroom tool, partners well with volumes such as Penny Pritchard’s The Long 18th Century: Literature from to () and Charlotte Sussman’s Eighteenth-Century English Literature, ().

Each of these volumes offers a different set of tools for the. The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Vol. 4: The Eighteenth Century H. Nisbet, Claude Rawson This is the most comprehensive account to date of the history of literary criticism in Britain and Europe between and In eighteenth-century feminist studies, Felicity Nussbaum's new book Rival Queens, an analysis of the social, economic, historical, and cultural significance of women on the eighteenth-century London stage, is a potential the "usual" historiographical trajectory, the Restoration and early eighteenth century represent a brief period of liberation for eighteenth-century.

The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers is a massive reference work featuring those eighteenth-century German philosophers, scholars, jurists, literary critics, historians and others whose work has lasting philosophical significance.

The century covered in the Dictionary was one of profoundly innovative philosophical investigation, during which enlightenment thinking arrived. Everywhere and Nowhere considers the ubiquity of anonymity and mediation in the publication and circulation of eighteenth-century British literature—before the Romantic creation of the “author”—and what this means for literary criticism.

Anonymous authorship was typical of the time, yet literary scholars and historians have been generally unable to account for it as anything more than. In the s scholars realised that, from an aesthetic point of view, the eighteenth century is more characterized by the simultaneous presence or mixture of Rococo, Arcadian, Enlightenment, pre-romantic and neoclassical elements than by the predominance or.

A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history. Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have Author: John Richetti.

My scholarship focuses chiefly on transformations in political thought and behavior in the eighteenth century. My first book, The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural Origins of the Constitution, examined the relation of culture to politics in revolutionary America.I was especially interested there in how the emergent state was challenged in its effort to sustain inalienable natural rights.

An important literary event of the eighteenth century was the appearance of the modern novel. This invention, generally credited to the English, differs radically from the old.

crucial period in his reception, this book, with its many illustrations British Literary Scholars and Critics (as editor, ), ‘William Shakespeare Shakespeare in the eighteenth-century novel and, with Kate McLuskie, on the value of Shakespeare in twenty-first-century culture. The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, Author: James Sambrook; Publisher: Taylor & Francis ISBN: N.A Category: Literary Criticism Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This is an impressive and lucid survey of eighteenth-century intellectual life, providing a real sense of the complexity of the age and of the cultural and intellectual climate in which.

for understanding literary ones. Eighteenth-century studies has been in the vanguard of the law-and-litera-ture movement since its inception.

Mark Rose's Authors and Owners (Harvard, ) and Martha Woodmansee's The Author, Art, and the Market (Columbia, ) are two pioneering examples of how eighteenth-century scholars have melded.

Joseph Quincy Adams (). Adams was a professor at Cornell University and the director of the Folger Shakespeare Library from to A. Bradley (). Bradley was a professor of literature at several institutions: the University of Liverpool (), the University of Glasgow (), and Oxford University ().

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library critics, the rise and development of the novel—also make it a challenge to fiction or the eighteenth century. Along with literary factors, the students themselves are often a challenge.

Many undergraduates. Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Postcolonial Studies (Postcolonial Literary Studies) Suvir Kaul In this volume Suvir Kaul addresses the relations between literary culture, English commercial and colonial expansion, and the making of 'Great Britain' in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

Paula R. Backscheider is Philpott-Stevens Eminent Scholar at Auburn University. A former president of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, she is best known as the author of Daniel Defoe: His Life () and Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry (), for which she was co-winner of the Modern Language Association Lowell Prize.

REVIEWS play of voices in the letters, the pleasure in the other's—and one's own—divided self) can be found in Poulet, Seylaz, Wohlfarth, Thody, or any number of more recent critics.

Remarkably, however, only one source is cited, aside from Versini's edition: Michel Delon's study of italics in the characters' correspondence.Documenting Eighteenth Century Satire: Pope, Swift, Gay, and Arbuthnot in Historical Context, by Pat Rogers This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.