Literature and the social order in eighteenth-century England



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  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism -- Sources.,
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.,
  • Order in literature.,
  • England -- Social conditions -- 18th century.,
  • England -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.

Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Stephen Copley.
SeriesWorld and word series
ContributionsCopley, Stephen, 1954-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR448.S64 L58 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2852554M
ISBN 100709907559, 0709934009
LC Control Number84014940

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Literature and the Social Order in Eighteenth-Century England book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). A fascinating anthology, Literature and the Social Order in Eighteenth-Century England, complete with editor’s introduction and notes on the passages, aims to suggest lines of inquiry without offering a ‘total’ by: Get this from a library.

Literature and the social order in eighteenth century england. [Stephen Copley;] -- Recent scholarship had emphasised the importance of a number of non-literary, economic and social debates to the understanding of Augustan Literature. Debates over the.

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.

Get this from a library. Literature and the social order in eighteenth-century England. [Stephen Copley;]. Literature and the Social Order in Eighteenth-Century England 1st Edition. Stephen Copley Janu Recent scholarship had emphasised the importance of a number of non-literary, economic and social debates to the understanding of Augustan Literature.

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.

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Stephen Copley. By the last quarter of the eighteenth century, the novel had gained sufficient authority as a literary genre to enter fully into the debate about the nature of the modern social hierarchy.

Novels became highly sensitive to issues of “class” in a more modern sense—that is, the conflicting claims and rights of the landed elite, the newly. Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England book. Social Harmony in Literature and Performance.

femininity and performance. Whether crafting works consonant with societal ideals of charitable, natural, and national order, or re-imagining their participation in these musical aids to social harmony, women contributed significantly. 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.

American literature - American literature - The 19th century: After the American Revolution, and increasingly after the War ofAmerican writers were exhorted to produce a literature that was truly native.

As if in response, four authors of very respectable stature appeared. William Cullen Bryant, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and Edgar Allan Poe initiated a great half century.

In some ways Russian literature has been an unending reaction to the nearly endless social change that has swept and re-swept the country for the last two centuries. After an era of rigidity in the social structure, Russia began what could be seen as a still-ongoing struggle with its past and its future, unsettling everybody.

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The Manufacturers of Literature: Writing and the Literary Marketplace in Eighteenth-Century England explores transformations in literature over the course of the eighteenth century, focusing on detailed case studies of important writers and publishers, including Joseph Addison and Richard Steele, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, the bookseller Robert Dodsley, and Frances Burney.".

The influence of this social life on literature was inevitable. Nearly all writers frequented the coffeehouses, and matters discussed there became subjects of literature; hence the enormous amount of eighteenth-century writing devoted to transient affairs, to politics, fashions, gossip.

The book made a sensation in England; it was speedily. Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Part II. Expanding Eighteenth Century Collections Online, the titles in Part II have an emphasis on literature, social science, and religion.

This second edition includes nearly fifty thousand titles and seven million pages from the library holdings of the British Library, the Bodleian Library, University. English literature: The Eighteenth Century ; Cite. English literature: The Eighteenth Century and master of the heroic couplet—was critical of human foibles but generally confident that order and happiness in human affairs were attainable if excesses were eschewed and rational dictates heeded.

departures from social realism are. The formal and expressive range of canonic eighteenth-century fiction is enourmous: between them Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett and Sterne seem to have anticipated just about every question confronting the modern novelist; and Aphra Behn even raises a number of issues overlooked by her male successors.

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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.

It's simply a fact that English Culture in the 18th century created our modern ideas about Art and Artists. The 18th century is the time in which the idea of "high art" developed, the time when the modern traditions of literature, art and theater were established, and, most importantly, the time in which wide swathes of people in England gained the time and money to indulgence their fondness Reviews: 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.

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In Criminality and Narrative in Eighteenth-Century England, Hal Gladfelder shows how the trial report, providence book, criminal biography, and gallows speech came into new commercial prominence and brought into focus what was most disturbing, and most exciting, about contemporary experience.

These narratives of violence, theft, disruptive. Women, Gender and Disease in Eighteenth-Century England and France, Edited by Kathleen Hardesty Doig and Felicia Berger Sturzer This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data.Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England: Social Harmony in Literature and Performance (Performance In The Long Eighteenth Century: Studies In Theatre, Music, Dance Ser.) Whether crafting works consonant with societal ideals of charitable, natural, and national order, or re-imagining their participation in these musical aids.The Eighteenth Century: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, London and New York: Longman, London and New York: Longman, Print.