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Title Reading 1759 : literary culture in mid-eighteenth-century Britain and France / edited by Shaun Regan

Publisher Lanham, Md. : Bucknell University Press, c2012


 McDonald 2nd Floor  PR441 .R43 2012    AVAILABLE
Call # PR441 .R43 2012
Descript viii, 255 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-246) and index
Contents Introduction / Shaun Regan -- "What mankind has lost and gained": Johnson, Rasselas, and colonialism / James Watt -- Voltaire's Candide as a global text: war, slavery, and leadership / Simon Davies -- Adam Smith's The theory of moral sentiments in 1759: spectatorship, duty, and social improvement / Nigel Wood -- "On the soft beds of luxury most kingdoms have expired": 1759 and the Lives of prostitutes / Mary Peace -- Young, Goldsmith, Johnson, and the idea of the author in 1759 / Adam Rounce -- Towards a new language: sublime aesthetics in Smart's Jubilate Agno / Rosalind Powell -- The Encyclopidie in 1759: crisis and continuation / Rebecca Ford -- Lost cause: Hume, causation, and Rasselas / James Ward -- Eccentricity, originality, and the novel: Tristram Shandy, volumes 1 and 2 / Moyra Haslett -- Shakespeare's "propriety" and the mid-eighteenth-century novel: Sarah Fielding's The history of the countess of Dellwyn / Kate Rumbold -- Writers, reviewers, and the culture of reading / Shaun Regan
Subject Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Literature and society -- France -- History -- 18th century
Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Books and reading -- France -- History -- 18th century
Books and reading. fast (OCoLC)fst00836454
Literature and society. fast (OCoLC)fst01000096
France. fast (OCoLC)fst01204289
Great Britain. fast (OCoLC)fst01204623
1700 - 1799 fast
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
Add Author Regan, Shaun, 1970-
Series Transits : literature, thought & culture
Transits (Bucknell University)