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Publishing, Editing, and Reception

Publishing, Editing, and Reception

Publishing, Editing, and Reception is a collection of thirteen essays honoring Professor Donald H. Reiman, who moved to the University of Delaware in 1992. The essays, written by friends, students, and collaborators, reflect the scholarly interests that defined Reiman s long career. Mirroring the focus of Reiman s work during his years at Carl H. Pforzheimer Library in New York ...

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Inspiration in the Age of Enlightenment

Inspiration in the Age ...

Inspiration in the Age of Enlightenment reconsiders theories of apostrophe and poetic authority to argue that the Augustan age created a new form of inspiration, one that not only changed the relationship of literary production to authority in the modern period but that crucially contributes to defining the movement of secularization in literature.

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Natural History of Delmarva Dragonflies and Damselflies

Natural History of Delmarva ...

This book provides the first comprehensive coverage of the dragonflies and damselflies of the Delmarva Peninsula. It includes color photographs of all 129 species known to occur in the region. Each species serves as a prompt for a short essay. The collection offers an eclectic introduction to the world of dragonflies and the people who study them. There is something ...

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The Piozzi Letters V4

The Piozzi Letters V4

Volume 4 describes one of the most traumatic periods of Hester Lynch Piozzi's life, when she could no longer believe that Gabriel Piozzi's attacks of gout were to be endured as a typically gentrified English condition.

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Pastiche, Fashion, and Galanterie in Chardin's Genre Subjects

Pastiche, Fashion, and Galanterie ...

This book analyzes the genre subjects created by Jean Simeon Chardin in the 1730s and 1740s as exemplars of a period-specific aesthetic known as the gout moderne or Modern taste, a category shaped by the literary Quarrel of the Ancients versus the Moderns.

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The Idea of the Sciences in the French Enlightenment

The Idea of the ...

This book challenges common historical misperceptions of both the history of the sciences in early modern France and the history of the French Enlightenment. By reexamining the moral, political, and social ideas of those who defended the ascendency of the sciences, this book demonstrates the evolution of political views.

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Representation, Heterodoxy, and Aesthetics

Representation, Heterodoxy, and Aesthetics

This book is a wide-ranging study of British literature and art from the late seventeenth through the early nineteenth centuries, one that stresses the connections between visual and verbal representation.

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Political Antislavery Discourse and American Literature of the 1850s

Political Antislavery Discourse and ...

This study examines how the political anti-slavery challenge to the North informed American literature of the 1850s. As the works of Stowe, Whittier, Willis, and Whitman reveal, the political discourse and literature were branches of the same project: to expose compromise with slavery as a threat to each individual Northerner and to the people as an actor in history.

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Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

This new biography of Lady Blessington, the first in more than eighty years, illuminates the private and public life of this important but neglected salonniere and author. This study enriches our knowledge of the social, political, and literary history of the post-Romantic and early Victorian era. It examines Lady Blessington s close friendships with politicians and writers, especially Edward Bulwer ...

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Sterne, Tristram, Yorick

Sterne, Tristram, Yorick

Sterne, Tristram, Yorick: Tercentenary Essays on Laurence Sterne derives from the Laurence Sterne Tercentenary Conference held at Royal Holloway, University of London, on July 8 11, 2013. It was attended by some eighty scholars from fourteen countries, the conference heard more than sixty papers. The organizers invited participants to submit revised versions of their contributions for this volume, and the ...

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The Tactics of Toleration

The Tactics of Toleration

The Tactics of Toleration examines the preconditions and limits of toleration during an age in which Europe was sharply divided along religious lines. During the Age of Religious Wars, refugee communities in borderland towns like the Rhineland city of Wesel were remarkably religiously diverse and culturally heterogeneous places. Examining religious life from the perspective of Calvinists, Lutherans, Mennonites and Catholics, ...

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Shakespeare without Boundaries

Shakespeare without Boundaries

Shakespeare without Boundaries offers a wide-ranging collection of essays written by an international team of distinguished scholars who attempt to define, to challenge, and to erode boundaries that currently inhibit understanding of Shakespeare, and to exemplify how approaches that defy traditional bounds of study and criticism may enhance understanding and enjoyment of a dramatist who acknowledged no boundaries in art.

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Shakespearean Educations

Shakespearean Educations

Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of "education" beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges scholars to consider how different groups in our society have adopted Shakespeare as part of a specifically "American" education. This book maps the ways in which former slaves, Puritan ministers, university leaders, and working class ...

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Uneasy Possessions

Uneasy Possessions

In Uneasy Possessions: The Mother-Daughter Dilemma in French Women's Writings, 1671-1928, Katharine Ann Jensen analyzes the work of five major women writers, discovering a four-century pattern of mother-daughter relationships marked by domination, submission, and conflict. This study explores work of Marie-Madeleine de Lafayette, Marie de S vign, Elisabeth Vig e Lebrun, George Sand, and Colette, arguing that conflict between the ...

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The Limits of Orientalism

The Limits of Orientalism

The Limits of Orientalism: Seventeenth-Century Representations of India challenges recent postcolonial readings of European, and particularly English, representations of India in the seventeenth century. The book critiques Edward Said's discourse of "Orientalism" by destabilizing the notion of a homogeneous "West": the English interest was commercial, unlike the colonially and religiously motivated Portuguese, and therefore instead of representing Mughals as barbaric ...

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Hey Presto!

Hey Presto!

In Hey Presto! Swift and the Quacks, Hugh Ormsby-Lennon reveals how medicine shows, both ancient and modern, galvanized Jonathan Swift's imagination and inspired his wittiest satiric voices. Swift dubbed these multifaceted traveling entertainments his Stage-itinerant or "Mountebank's Stage." In the course of arguing that the stage-itinerant formed an irresistible model for A Tale of a Tub, Ormsby-Lennon also surmises that ...

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