A Concise Companion to the Restoration and Eighteenth Century
Copyright © 2005 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Cynthia Wall
Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
Print ISBN: 9781405101172
Online ISBN: 9780470757529
About this Book
This Concise Companion presents fresh perspectives on eighteenth-century literature.
- Contributes to current debates in the field on subjects such as the public sphere, travel and exploration, scientific rhetoric, gender and the book trade, and historical versus literary perceptions of life on London streets.
- Searches out connections between the remarkable number of new genres that appeared in the eighteenth century.
- Crosses conventional disciplinary lines.
- Demonstrates that philosophy, history, politics and social theory both influence and are influenced by literature.