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7 edition of English literature: the eighteenth century. found in the catalog.

English literature: the eighteenth century.

by Joseph Patrick Blickensderfer

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Published by Scribner"s in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEnglish literature...series of anthologies...[v.4], English literature ... series of anthologies -- v. 4.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1134 .B6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 511 p.
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14103434M
    LC Control Number29015157

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    A useful book to get the gist of the English eighteenth century, especially if you have an interest in the poor, trade, and society (of course). Wish it was more clearly divided into topics because the chapters are long and their titles are fairly ambiguous/5. Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Part I. Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains , printed 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.

    Women and Literature in Eighteenth Century England During the eighteenth century female authors became increasingly numerous and industrious; while as readers, writes Robert Halsband, thanks to the spread of the new circulating libraries, women began to form ‘a significant sector’ of the literary public. This article is focused on English-language literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, the Crown dependencies, and the whole of Ireland, as well as literature in English from countries of the former British Empire, including the United r, until the early 19th century, it only deals with the literature of the United Kingdom.


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