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Eighteenth-Century Characters

A Guide to the Literature of the Age

by Elaine McGirr

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • 18th Century English Literature,
  • Special Subjects In Literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Gothic & Romance,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Gothic & Romance,
  • 18th century,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature,
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • National characteristics, English, in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8401035M
    ISBN 10140398557X
    ISBN 109781403985576

    Rethinking Fictional Characters in the Eighteenth-Century Literary Commons Frustrated by the prevalence of piracy plaguing the late-eighteenth-century German book trade, the anonymous author of the essay, “Thoughts on the Booktrade and Piracy” [“Gedanken über. It deals with novel criticism, canon formation and relations between genre and gender. The second part of the book contains an extensive discussion of Richardson and Fielding, followed by paired readings of major eighteenth-century novels, juxtaposing texts by Behn and Defoe, Sterne and Smollett, Lennox and Burney among others.

    Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Part I. Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains , printed works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of.   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.

      'Marilyn Morris’s Sex, Money and Personal Character in Eighteenth-Century British Politics is elegant, witty and wise. Morris complicates the notion that domestic probity became a touchstone for politics by the end of the century. Drawing on fascinating diaries and letters, she reveals that close personal ties could advantage politicians – or endanger them. Reading this book is a truly pleasurable experience, and I wanted to take my time and savour every moment. All Things Georgian: Tales from the long Eighteenth Century by Joanne Major and Sarah Murden is a wonderful little treasure trove of stories and facts, brought to life in beautiful prose and accompanied by glorious images. Well researched.


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Eighteenth-Century Characters by Elaine McGirr Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eighteenth-Century Characters offers a concise introduction to the eighteenth century, using characters as its starting point. Elaine M. McGirr presents contextualized readings of stock characters from canonical and popular literature, such as: the rake and the fop - the country gentleman - the good woman - the coquette and the prudeManufacturer: Red Globe Press.

Eighteenth-Century Characters offers a concise introduction to the eighteenth century, using characters as its starting point. Elaine M. McGirr presents contextualized readings of stock characters from canonical and popular literature, Eighteenth-Century Characters book as: the rake and the fop - the country gentleman - the good woman - the coquette and the prude - the country maid and the town lady - the Catholic, the Author: Elaine M.

McGirr. Eighteenth-Century Characters offers a concise introduction to the eighteenth century, using characters as its starting point. Elaine M. McGirr presents contextualized readings of stock characters from canonical and popular literature, such as: the rake and the fop - the country gentleman - the good woman - the coquette and the Eighteenth-Century Characters book Macmillan Education UK.

The 'characters' assembled by Elaine McGirr are figures that anyone who studies the Eighteenth century is certain to encounter; the particular history out of which each arises and the multiple uses to which all are put in literary texts are among the necessary questions about them that everyone who reads this book will have the tools to tackle.'Author: E.

Mcgirr. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: map ; 22 cm: Contents: The dissolute Cape Town beer brewer, Willem Menssink, whose fatal passion for a young slave woman brought about his downfall; Carel Buijtendag, the beast of the Bokkeveld; and Estienne Barbier, the quixotic champion of the oppressed and leader.

Get this from a library. The search for good sense: four eighteenth-century characters. [F L Lucas] -- "Best known for his guide on writing and recognizing good prose, Style (), F.L.

Lucas addresses four of the most popular 18th-century English poets and writers in this book: Samuel Johnson, Lord. Although it was the nineteenth century when the novel arguably came into its own, with novelists like Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, George Eliot, and the Brontë sisters writing novels that are still widely read and studied today, the eighteenth century was the age in which the novel emerged as a real force in writing and publishing.

This book an EXACT reproduction of the original book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.

This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were. The dissolute Cape Town beer brewer, Willem Menssink, whose ‘fatal passion’ for a young slave woman brought about his downfall; Carel Buijtendag, the ‘beast of the Bokkeveld’; and Estienne Barbier, the quixotic champion of the oppressed and leader of a rebellion against the VOC government 4/5(4).

Eighteenth Century Collections Online containsprinted works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of works printed in Dutch, French, German, Italian.

Situated between the decline of the privilege system and the rise of copyright, literary borrowing in eighteenth-century Germany has long been characterized as unregulated. Studying fan fiction, however, reveals an array of tacit rules governing the creation and consumption of literature, while also uncovering conceptions of literary property and authorship that scholars have overlooked.

Character's Theater Genre and Identity on the Eighteenth-Century English Stage Lisa A. Freeman. pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 8 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors "A well-researched book, which draws on some interesting and lesser-known plays, such as those by neglected female playwrights."—.

Eighteenth-Century Characters offers a concise introduction to the eighteenth century, using characters as its starting point. Elaine M. McGirr presents contextualized readings of stock characters from canonical and popular literature, such as: the rake and the fop - the country gentleman - the good woman - the coquette and the prude - the country maid and the town lady - the Catholic, the Author: E.

McGirr. Read the full-text online edition of The Search for Good Sense: Four Eighteenth-Century Characters: Johnson, Chesterfield, Boswell [And] Goldsmith (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Search for Good Sense: Four. Despite strong attempts at censorship, the volume of literary pornography produced in France hugely expanded during the course of the eighteenth century.

As one of the most popular literary genres, authors such as Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Restif de la Bretonne, and the Marquis de Sade were able to sell thousands of copies and publish multiple editions of their works. 18 hours ago  Memoirs of Mamontel, Written By Himself. Containing His Literary And Political Life, And Anecdotes Of The Principal Characters Of The Eighteenth Century.

Vol I, II Author Marmontel Format/binding Leather Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition, 1st Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher S.F. Bradford Place of. characters and not merely the handling of the book.

Eighteenth-century novel writers Eighteenth-century novel writers applied the parenting metaphor to the fictional characters themselves as distinct beings. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. D&D Beyond. EBRO: Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online > EBRO Archives > Uncategorized > The Essential Bach Choir The Essential Bach Choir If Bach himself were to scan the sometimes bewildering landscape of his legacy at the beginning of this millennium he would certainly be astonished at the musical and monetary forces hurling themselves at the mighty.

Read "Memoirs of an Eighteenth Century Footman John Macdonald Travels ()" by John Macdonald available from Rakuten Kobo. First published in John Macdonald () was born, and died, a Scottish Highlander. First published at the time Brand: Taylor And Francis. English literature - English literature - The 18th century: The expiry of the Licensing Act in halted state censorship of the press.

During the next 20 years there were to be 10 general elections. These two factors combined to produce an enormous growth in the publication of political literature. Senior politicians, especially Robert Harley, saw the potential importance of the pamphleteer.Most eighteenth-century texts appeared without the author’s proper name on the title page.

This absence could signal a writer’s modesty or scurrility, or the absence could result from various forms of suppression that modern attribution studies have done much to reverse.

However, anonymity and pseudonymity were also deliberate gestures prompting readers to distance authorship from Author: Gillian Paku.Graphic Design, Print Culture, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel.

Janine Barchas’s Graphic Design, Print Culture, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel is one of the most interesting books to be published in eighteenth-century studies in the last decade.