Eighteenth-century genre and culture : serious reflections on occasional forms : essays in honor of J. Paul Hunter / edited by Dennis Todd and Cynthia Wall

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Subjects: English literature--18th century--History and criticism
Literary form
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, c2001
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 316 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Todd, Dennis, 1944-
Wall, Cynthia, 1959-
Hunter, J. Paul, 1934-
Notes: LCCN: 2001027634
ISBN: 0874137594 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-309) and index
Contents: Before print culture: Mary, Lady Chudleigh and the assimilation of the book / Janine Barchas -- The novel before novels (with a glance at Mary Hearne's Fables of desertion) / Kathryn R. King -- Secular Crusoe: The reluctant pilgrim revisited / John Richetti -- Jonathan Swift and the idea of history / Joseph M. Levine -- Dr. Johnson and the case of Harry Fielding / Martin C. Battestin -- The habits of highly effective people: pedagogy and the problem of Amelia / Timothy Dykstra -- Thoughts on adventurers: Fielding to Byron / Claude Rawson -- Ambiguous practice / Patricia Meyer Spacks -- Busy bodies: the plots of Susanna Centlivre / John O'Brien -- Fashioning novels, novelizing fashions / Paula R. Backscheider -- Feminine sexuality, class identity, and narrative form in the Newgate calendars / Kristina Straub -- Enlightenment fiction and the scientific hypothesis / John Bender -- The rhetroic of description and the spaces of things / Cynthia Wall -- Political poetry / Michael McKeon
OCLC Number: 46729238
ISBN/ISSN: 0874137594