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The English humorists of the eighteenth century

A series of Lectures

by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by Clarenden Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorists, English,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited with introd. and notes by C.B. Wheeler
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24173411M
    OCLC/WorldCa8741330

    Remains quite well-preserved overall: tight, bright, clean and strong.. Physical description; xv, pages: portrait ; 16 cm. Subjects; English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism. English wit and humor -- History and criticism. Humorists, English -- 18th century -- Edition: First Edition. Yet she accepts her fate with a moving acceptance in this landmark of English realistic fiction. 5. Candide by Voltaire (). In this withering satire of ­ eighteenth-century optimism, Candide wanders the world testing his tutor Pangloss’s belief that we live in the “best of all possible worlds.”.

    Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains , printed works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of works printed in Dutch, French, German, Italian. It's simply a fact that English Culture in the 18th century created our modern ideas about Art and Artists. The 18th century is the time in which the idea of "high art" developed, the time when the modern traditions of literature, art and theater were established, and, most importantly, the time in which wide swathes of people in England gained the time and money to indulgence their fondness /5(10).

    Karen Harvey explores the construction of sexual difference and gender identity in eighteenth-century England. Using erotic texts and their illustrations, and rooting this evidence firmly in historical context, Harvey provides a thoroughgoing critique of the orthodoxy of work on sexual difference in the history of the body. She argues that eighteenth-century English erotic culture combined a. Eighteenth-Century English Literature. This is taken from William J. Long's Outlines of English and American Literature.] In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold: Alike fantastic if too new or old. Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.


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