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Literature and society in eighteenth-century England, 1680-1820=1680-1820 : ideology, politics and culture / W. A. Speck

Main Author Speck, William Arthur, 1938- Country Reino Unido. Publication London : Longman, 1998 Description VIII, 224 p. ; 22 cm Series Themes in British social history ISBN 0-582-26570-3 CDU 820"17" 82.09
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Monografia Biblioteca Geral da Universidade do Minho
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A broad-ranging study by one of the leading authorities on the "long eighteenth-century" which uses a huge variety of contemporary literary texts as historical evidence to explain the dominant ideologies and attitudes of the time. In the process Professor Speck advances current debates concerning continuity and change in the eighteenth century, and considers the implications on policy of an increasingly news conscious and articulate society.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • Part 1 The First Age Of Party: 1680-1720
  • 1 The First Age of Party
  • 2 Poems on affairs of State
  • 3 Party Ideology and Society
  • Part 2 The Classical Age of the Constitution 1720-1788
  • 4 The Classical Age of the Constitution
  • 5 Jacobitism and Patriotism
  • 6 The Emergence of the Novel
  • 7 Literature and Law and Order
  • Part 3 The Age of the French Revolution 1789-1820
  • 8 The Breakdown of the Constitutional Consensus
  • 9 Novels and the War of Ideas
  • 10 Poems on the State of Affairs
  • Conclusion
  • Select Bibliography

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