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Eighteenth-century English literature.

Tillotson, Geoffrey.

Eighteenth-century English literature.

Edited by Geoffrey Tillotson, Paul Fussell, Jr. [and] Marshall Waingrow. With the assistance of Brewster Rogerson.

by Tillotson, Geoffrey.

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFussell, Paul, 1924-, Waingrow, Marshall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1134 T5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1554p.
    Number of Pages1554
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18185384M

      Introduction:The most important gifts of the eighteenth century to English literature are the periodical essay and the novel, neither of which had any classical precedent. Both of them were prose forms and eminently suited to the genius of eighteenth-century English men and women. The periodical essayist and the novelist were both exponents of the same. Eighteenth-Century English Literature: explores these issues in relation to well-known works by such authors as Defoe, Swift, Pope, Richardson, Gray, and Sterne, while also bringing attention to less familiar figures, such as Charlotte Smith, Mary Leapor, and Olaudah Equiano. It offers both an ideal introduction for students and a Brand: Wiley.

    Eighteenth-Century English Literature: explores these issues in relation to well-known works by such authors as Defoe, Swift, Pope, Richardson, Gray, and Sterne, while also bringing attention to less familiar figures, such as Charlotte Smith, Mary Leapor, and Olaudah Equiano. It offers both an ideal introduction for students and a. The eighteenth century was the great Age of Enlightenment, but also Romanticism. The Augustan or neoclassical poetry of Alexander Pope and others eventually gave way to the Romantic meditations of Wordsworth and Coleridge. Below, we introduce ten of the greatest and most emblematic poems of the eighteenth century. We’ve confined [ ].

    You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century Author: Leslie Stephen Release Date: Ap [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF.   The Eighteenth Century is called the Classical Age in English literature on account of three reasons. In the first place, the term ‘classic’, refers in general, applies to writers of the highest rank in any nation. This term was first applied to the works of the great Greek and Roman writers, like Homer and Virgil.


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