PLEASE NOTE
Books must show On Our Shelves Now for same day pick-up in stores.
We recommend calling stores that show low stock numbers.

Pope to Burney, 1714-1779: Scriblerians to Bluestockings (Paperback)

$42.00
Usually Ships in 1-5 days

Description


This book defines literature of the eighteenth century as a literature written and received as public conversation. Moyra Haslett discusses and challenges conventional ways of reading the period, particularly in relation to ideas of the public sphere. Key texts (including The Dunciad, Gulliver's Travels and Pamela) are read through the context of their imitations and counter-fictions, and the new genres of the periodical, published letters and the novel are discussed as textual equivalents of coterie culture.

About the Author


Moyra Haslett is Lecturer in English, The Queen's University, Belfast.

Praise for Pope to Burney, 1714-1779: Scriblerians to Bluestockings…


"Lively, informed, provocative . . . The pace never flags in this direct, readable, and confident study, examples and illustrations abound, and there is a wealth of supporting material, including a glossary and annotated bibliography."--Nick Groom, University of Bristol

Product Details ISBN-10: 0333696115
ISBN-13: 9780333696118
Published: Palgrave Macmillan, 09/01/2003
Pages: 320
Language: English