Eighteenth-century prose, 1700-1780 by Douglas William Jefferson

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  • English prose literature -- 18th century

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Bibliography : p. 275-286

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Statementedited by D.W. Jefferson.
SeriesPelican Books of English prose -- v.3.
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LC ClassificationsPR1297 .J3
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Paginationxxx, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL18653662M

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At the beginning of the eighteenth century ordinary written English was close to speech; bypeople expressed themselves more formally, politely, and precisely.

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Loosey opens on a somewhat pessimistic note, remarking on the effects that current funding restrictions and the Author: Kerri Andrews. One of the outstanding achievements of eighteenth-century Spanish culture was the rehabilitation of prose as a valid, expressive medium for literary composition.

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18 th century is the greatest age of English Eighteenth-century prose. It replaced the strange plots with reasonable things.

It describes the social cultural and political things. Satires, exploration and criticism are some other subjects of 18 th century prose. Richard Steele and Joseph Addison are great prose writers of the time.

Introduction:The eighteenth century was a great period for English prose, though not for English poetry. Matthew Arnold called it an "age of prose and reason," implying thereby that no good poetry was written in this century, and that,prose dominated the literary realm.

Much of the poetry of the age is prosaic, if not altogether prose-rhymed. Eighteenth century period is supposed to be very fertile period in the development of prose work. The writer slowly turned into reasonable things. The prose was thought to be a good medium in order to express more elaborate ideas and arguments.

The earlier development in journalism also gave rise to prose work to some extent. French literature - French literature - The 18th century to the Revolution of The death of Louis XIV on September 1,closed an epoch, and thus the date of is a useful starting point for the Enlightenment.

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Key figures covered include Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne and Jonathan Swift. American literature - American literature - The 18th century: In America in the early years of the 18th century, some writers, such as Cotton Mather, carried on the older traditions.

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A Novel is a fictitious prose narrative or tale presenting a picture of real life. The idea we have of the novel comes from the 18th century; before that time there were plenty of forms of prose. A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history.

Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have.

John Richetti is A.M. Rosenthal Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He has written extensively on the eighteenth-century English novel and eighteenth-century philosophical prose, including The English Novel in History: – (), Philosophical Writing: Locke, Berkeley, Hume (), Defoe’s Narratives (), and Popular Fiction Before Richardson: Narrative.

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Nelson and Sons, ), ed. by Richard Foster Jones (page images at HathiTrust) The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: Being a Collection of Fugitive Pieces, in Prose and Verse, Not in Any Other Collection; With Several Pieces Never Before Published (new edition, 6 volumes; London: J.

Debrett, ), ed. 96 complete works in English prose from the periodby writers from the British Isles. Includes a scanned version of Sterne's Tristram Shandy, and two different editions of Richardson\s Clarissa and Pamela and of Swift\'s Gulliver's Travels. In The Prose of Things, Wall analyzes literary works in the contexts of natural science, consumer culture, and philosophical change to show how and why the perception and representation of space in the eighteenth-century novel and other prose narratives became so textually visible.

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These works of world literature are written in. From the beginning of my academic career I have been fascinated by the strange amalgam of order and unruliness in eighteenth-century British literature and culture, especially in the form of prose fiction.

My first book, Family Fictions: Narrative and Domestic Relations in Britain, (Stanford University Press, ), grew out of that.

Eighteenth-Century Fiction brings together 96 complete works of English prose from the period - by writers from the British Isles. It is the largest collection of literature from the period available in electronic form.

His third book, Philosophical Writing: Locke, Berkeley, and Hume (Harvard UP, ), broke new ground in considering eighteenth-century philosophical prose as literature.

InMr. Richetti published a history of the eighteenth-century novel centered on the issue of social change during that period: The English Novel in History Literature, in its broadest sense, is any written ogically, the term derives from Latin litaritura/litteratura “writing formed with letters,” although some definitions include spoken or sung texts.

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