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Eighteenth Century Literature and Culture (Introductions to British Literature and Culture)

by Paul Goring

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11454800M
    ISBN 100826485650
    ISBN 109780826485656

    The Complexion of Race asks how such categories would have been possible, when and how such statements came to seem illogical, and how our understanding of the eighteenth century has been distorted by the imposition of nineteenth and twentieth century notions of race on an earlier period. Eighteenth-Century Style and Culture. Sources. New Fortunes, New Tastes. In Europe a rigid code governed dress and manners. Members of each social class or profession dressed a certain way, clearly identifying individuals as belonging to a particular category. People found no compelling need to change these social markers.

      The Eighteenth Century in England is called the Classical Age or the Augustan Age in literature. It is also called the Age of Good Sense or the Age of Reason. Though Dryden belonged to the seventeenth century, he is also included in the Classical or Augustan Age, as during his time the characteristics of his age had manifested themselves and he himself represented them to a great extent. One of the outstanding achievements of eighteenth-century Spanish culture was the rehabilitation of prose as a valid, expressive medium for literary composition. For many years mainstream literary criticism, which tended to privilege the poetry and drama of the Golden Age, interpreted the widespread use of prose in the eighteenth century as a.

    The book will appeal to students and scholars of eighteenth-century British literature and culture and to those interested in women’s writing and women’s relationships in the eighteenth century—and today—and in feminist literary history. This guide to eighteenth-century literature and culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from , including: the historical, cultural and intellectual background including the expansion of cultural production and the growth of 'print culture'; major writers, genres and groups; concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the Author: Paul Goring.


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