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Eighteenth-century literary history

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • European literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
    • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Marshall Brown.
      ContributionsBrown, Marshall, 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN751 .E48 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 279 p. :
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL368940M
      ISBN 100822321351, 0822322676
      LC Control Number98029562

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      The Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel Edited by J. A. J. Downie Oxford Handbooks. The first book professing to survey the eighteenth-century English novel in its entirety; Situates the canonical novels and novelists of the period against the background of the hundreds of other novels published during the 'long' eighteenth century.   Illustrations of the literary history of the eighteenth century.: Consisting of authentic memoirs and original letters of eminent persons; and intended as a sequel to the Literary anecdotes by Nichols, John, ; Nichols, J. B. (John Bowyer),

      eighteenth century. In addition to identifying fictional characters as a special form of communal property, this paper redefines the “literary commons” of eighteenth-century Germany. Understanding how fan fiction fits into the history of intellectual property ultimately reveals an overlooked history of moral rights in literary. British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century History might include not only traditional political and social history but also the history of the book, the history of science, the history of religion, the history of scholarship, and the history of sexuality, as well as broader questions of historiography and periodization.


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