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Essays in eighteenth-century English literature

Louis A. Landa

Essays in eighteenth-century English literature

by Louis A. Landa

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLouis A. Landa.
    SeriesPrinceton series of collected essays
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR442 .L3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 241 p. ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4094766M
    ISBN 100691064490, 0691013756
    LC Control Number80007541

    Book Description. This 13 volume set contains titles, originally published between and Focusing on eighteenth-century England it includes titles which examine novels, drama and poetry from the time. There are titles that discuss the literature in a historical, sociological and political context as well as from a feminist perspective. The first picture book in was especially designed for children by Charles the end of Eighteenth century some cheap booklets known as the Chapbooks were sold, this included the popular folktales like the Robin Hood, Dick Whittington, and the Arabian Nights became available for .

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    Book Description. Sport as it is largely understood today was invented during the long eighteenth century when the modern rules of sport were codified; sport emerged as a business, a spectacle, and a performance; and gaming organized itself around sporting culture.   The Eighteenth Century is called the Classical Age in English literature on account of three reasons. In the first place, the term ‘classic’, refers in general, applies to writers of the highest rank in any nation. This term was first applied to the works of .


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