Conversable worlds literature, contention, and community 1762 to 1830 / Jon Mee

Author(s): Mee, Jon
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Subjects: Conversation in literature
English literature--18th century--History and criticism
English literature--19th century--History and criticism
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 315 p.) : ill
Alternate Titles: Print version: Mee, Jon. Conversable worlds. (OCoLC)709682939 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011 9780199591749
Additional Authors: Oxford University Press
Notes: ISBN: 9780199591749
ISBN: 0199591741
Contents: Introduction : opening gambit -- Some paradigms of conversability in the eighteenth century -- Proliferating worlds, 1762-1790 -- Critical conversation in the 1790s : Godwin, Hays, and Wollstonecraft -- 'Language really used by men' : Cowper, Coleridge, and Wordsworth -- Jane Austen and the hazard of conversation -- Hazlitt, Hunt, and cockney conversability -- Epilogue
Includes bibliographical references (p. [282]-304) and index
Summary: Examines the emergence of the conversation of culture that arose with a new commercial society in Britain and its influence on the idea and practice of English literature
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OCLC Number: 775503265
ISBN/ISSN: 9780199591749