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Hailed as a major event (John Carey, Sunday Times), a major anthology: one of the best that Oxford has ever produced (James Fenton, The Times), the most important anthology in recent years (The Economist), and indispensable (Kingsley Amis), Roger Lonsdales The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse is now available in a stylishly redesigned reissue.

Jul 18,  · The Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse: Reissue (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse) [Roger Lonsdale] on bibianesebookblog.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hailed as a major event (John Carey, Sunday Times), a major anthology: one of the best that Oxford has ever produced (James Fenton/5(3).

Eighteenth century Britain thought of itself as a polite, sentimental, enlightened place, but often its literature belied this self-image. This was an age of satire, and the century's novels, poems, plays, and prints resound with mockery and laughter, with cruelty and wit.

Sep 30,  · The New Oxford Book of Sixteenth-Century Verse (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse) [Emrys Jones] on bibianesebookblog.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The sixteenth century has long been acknowledged the Golden Age of English verse - with such names as Shakespeare, Donne/5(3). Nov 01,  · It will add a lot of colour to the standard image of eighteenth-century Oxford."—Leslie Mitchell, Oxford Magazine "Graham Midgley has produced a sprightly account of the robust social life in 18th-century Oxford and his book is that rare marvel: a short, well-written, yet scholarly work.

The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire.

This was the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook. The international team of experts deploys the latest scholarly research to trace and 4/5(1). Jun 06,  · An overarching theme, then, of various modes of sociability is suggested by this year’s critical work, never more explicitly than in Bryan Mangano’s Fictions of Friendship in the Eighteenth-Century Novel.

Mangano’s book draws out, through various examples, the complex rendering of ‘friendship’ between writer, reader, character, and Author: Jill Dye, Danni Glover, Robert Scott, James Harriman-Smith. The book shows that the philosophy of eighteenth-century politics was a very wide-ranging business, encompassing topics such as the origins of civil society, the British constitution, political economy, and religion and the rationality of belief in revelation.

Most eighteenth-century texts appeared without the author’s proper name on the title page. This absence could signal a writer’s modesty or scurrility, or the absence could result from various forms of suppression that modern attribution studies have done much to reverse.

However, anonymity and pseudonymity were also deliberate gestures prompting readers to distance authorship from Author: Gillian Paku. The essays collected here offer the first comprehensive, integrated survey of that record. They shed new light on the politics of the eighteenth-century book trade, on Swift's innovations as a maker of books, on the habits and opinions revealed by his commentary on printed texts and on the re-shaping of the Swiftian book after his death.

James A. Harris is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of Of Liberty and Necessity: The Free Will Debate in Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy (OUP, ), and of articles on Hume, Hutcheson, Reid, Beattie, Priestley, and a.

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment is a monographic series which has been published since Originally edited by Theodore Besterman, the series now comprises more than books - edited volumes and monographs, in either English or French - on diverse topics related to the Enlightenment or the eighteenth century.

The current General Editor is Gregory S. Brown, who took up the Edited by: Theodore Besterman, Gregory S. Brown. Jan 31,  · Anthologies of eighteenth-century verse have tended to confirm traditional notions of the period as one of untroubled elegance, urbanity, and decorum.

Offering over poems and extracts by more than poets, The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse presents a truer picture of this age as a much less stable and decorous time/5. This Oxford Handbook is the first book ever to provide comprehensive coverage of the full range of philosophical writing in Britain in the eighteenth century.

It provides accounts of the writings of all the major figures, but also puts those figures in the context provided by a.

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Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content. This chapter explores the fifty-year career of the eighteenth-century London bookseller John Nourse to establish that not only did he become the principal bookseller in the capital but that, through his publication list and through his national and international networks, his business became a focus, and a motor, of the Enlightenment, contributing more to European scientific, philosophical.

Dec 01,  · The Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Although the emergence of the English 5/5.

May 12,  · In this interpretation, the history of the eighteenth-century book trade is divided into three periods: before the mids (monopoly over the canon in both England and Scotland), from the mids to (monopoly in England only; incomplete cross-border arbitrage), and onwards (competition in both England and Scotland).Cited by: 1.

Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire.

This is the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook. The international team of experts deploy the latest scholarly research to trace and.An intensive investigation of the world of print in the eighteenth century, this class will emphasize the material realities of the book in this period as well as consider its role as a major agent of communication.

Innovations in printing and illustration will be studied. The rise of scientific and academic publishing, the appearance of the encyclopedia, the immediacy of newspaper and.Mar 31,  · This Oxford Handbook is the first book ever to provide comprehensive coverage of the full range of philosophical writing in Britain in the eighteenth century.

It provides accounts of the writings of all the major figures, but also puts those figures in the context provided by 5/5(1).