Literary Research and the British Eighteenth Century

The more than 180,000 titles, representing more than half of the nearly 348,000 eighteenth-century items listed in the EST C, primarily include English-language books, pamphlets, broadsides, and literary periodical publications sold as ...

Author: Peggy Keeran

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810887961

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 328

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The 18th century in Britain was a transition period for literature. For the literary scholar, these changes mean that different search strategies may be required to conduct research into primary and secondary source material across the era. This book addresses the unique challenges faced by the scholars of the period, and explores a multitude of primary and secondary resources. In addition, each chapter addresses the research methods and tools best used to extract relevant information and compares and evaluates sources, making this book an invaluable guide to any literary scholar and student of the British 18th century.

Mentoring in Eighteenth Century British Literature and Culture

... where she teaches eighteenth-century British literature. her research interests include feminist theory, ... he has been a national officer of several organizations and is the author or editor of ten books and numerous articles.

Author: Anthony W. Lee

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317097242

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

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In the first collection devoted to mentoring relationships in British literature and culture, the editor and contributors offer a fresh lens through which to observe familiar and lesser known authors and texts. Employing a variety of critical and methodological approaches, which reflect the diversity of the mentoring experiences under consideration, the collection highlights in particular the importance of mentoring in expanding print culture. Topics include John Wilmot the Earl of Rochester's relationships to a range of role models, John Dryden's mentoring of women writers, Alexander Pope's problematic attempts at mentoring, the vexed nature of Jonathan Swift's cross-gender and cross-class mentoring relationships, Samuel Richardson's largely unsuccessful efforts to influence Urania Hill Johnson, and an examination of Elizabeth Carter and Samuel Johnson's as co-mentors of one another's work. Taken together, the essays further the case for mentoring as a globally operative critical concept, not only in the eighteenth century, but in other literary periods as well.

Mentoring in Eighteenth century British Literature and Culture

Making a case for the importance of mentoring in the eighteenth century, particularly in expanding print culture, this collection employs a variety of critical and methodological approaches reflective of the diversity of the mentoring ...

Author: Anthony W. Lee

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 0754669777

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 254

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Making a case for the importance of mentoring in the eighteenth century, particularly in expanding print culture, this collection employs a variety of critical and methodological approaches reflective of the diversity of the mentoring experiences. Authors considered include John Wilmot the Earl of Rochester, John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, Mary Wollstonecraft, Elizabeth Carter, and Samuel Johnson.

The Late Eighteenth Century Confluence of British German Sentimental Literature

He suggested importing and translating more British books which would be more conducive to the German talents because ... In the fifteenth century, English finally emerged as a standard language and gradually emancipated itself from the ...

Author: Xiaohu Jiang

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781793618511

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 142

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The Late Eighteenth-century Confluence of British-German Sentimental Literature: The Lessing Brothers, Henry Mackenzie, Goethe, and Jane Austen analyzes the literary exchange and influence between British and German literature. Xiaohu Jiang focuses particularly on the process of this mutual influence—that is, translation—by observing how the political and cultural imbalance between the British and German literary fields impacted the conceptions, attitudes, and (in)visibility of translators in Britain and Germany in the late eighteenth century. To this end, Jiang carefully reads the paratexts of these translations, analyzing the resemblances between Henry Mackenzie’s The Man of Feeling and Goethe’s Die Leiden des jungen Werther and arguing that The Man of Feeling is a vital source of influence for Die Leiden des jungen Werther. Furthermore, this book also presents an in-depth analysis of Jane Austen’s creative appropriation of Die Leiden des jungen Werther and her oscillating attitudes toward sensibility, which is evidenced not only in her own texts, but also from her brother’s articles in The Loiterer. Scholars of literature, history, and international relations will find this book particularly useful.

A Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language

Arnott, J. F. and Robinson, J. W. English Theatrical Literature, 1559–1900. London: Society for Theatre ... British Library General Catalogue of Printed Books to 1975. ... Eighteenth-Century British Books: An Author Union Catalogue.

Author: T.J. Carty

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135955786

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 844

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Grammar of Empire in Eighteenth Century British Writing

This study, first published in 2000, examines the role of language as an instrument of empire in eighteenth-century British literature.

Author: Janet Sorensen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521653274

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 318

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This study, first published in 2000, examines the role of language as an instrument of empire in eighteenth-century British literature.

A Reference Guide for English Studies

Restoration and Eighteenth - century British literature P - 12 , P - 14 , P - 15 , P - 16 , P - 17 Romance languages and literatures A - 19 , L - 61 Romantic movement P - 20 Romantic poetry Q - 23 , Q - 24 Romantic prose Q - 24 Russian ...

Author: Michael J. Marcuse

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520051610

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 790

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Literary Salons Across Britain and Ireland in the Long Eighteenth Century

... his mythological works, are seen as prefiguring the eighteenthcentury rococo style embraced by many salonnières. ... French language books were also in high circulation in eighteenthcentury Ireland.26 Máire Kennedy has argued that ...

Author: Amy Prendergast

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137512710

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 238

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The eighteenth-century salon played an important role in shaping literary culture, while both creating and sustaining transnational intellectual networks. Focusing on archival materials, this book is the first detailed examination of the literary salon in Ireland, considered in the wider contexts of contemporary salon culture in Britain and France.

Eighteenth Century Utopian Fiction

Studies in Literature (19 Eighteenth-Century Literature Issue: 57¥78 1974). ... Metamorphoses (Penguin Books: Penguin Classics 1955). ... The Languages of Political Theory in Early-Modern Europe (Cambridge University Press 1987).

Author: Christine Rees

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317898153

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

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Utopian fiction was a particularly rich and important genre during the eighteenth century. It was during this period that a relatively new phenomenon appeared: the merging of utopian writing per se with other fictional genres, such as the increasingly dominant novel. However, while early modern and nineteenth and twentieth century utopias have been the focus of much attention, the eighteenth century has largely been neglected. Utopian Imagination and Eighteenth Century Fiction combines these major areas of interest, interpreting some of the most fascinating and innovative fictions of the period and locating them in a continuing tradition of utopian writing which stretches back through the Renaissance to the Ancient World. Begining with a survey of the recurrent topics in utopian writing - power structures in the state, money, food, sex, the role of women, birth, education and death - the book brings together canonical eighteenth century texts countaining powerful utopian elements, such as Robinson Crusoe, Gulliver's Travels and Rasselas, and less familiar works, to examine the reworking of these topics in a new context. The unfamiliar texts, including Gaudentio di Lucca, are described in detail to give students an idea of relevant material across a broad area. A section is devoted specifically to women writes, an area which has become the focus of attention. The mixture of texts provides a useful cross-reference for students tackling the subject from various perspectives and the comprehensive bibliography provides a valuable tool for those with general or specific interests