Literature and Society in Eighteenth-century England : Ideology, Politics and Culture, 1680-1820 Paperback
by W. A. Speck
Part of the Themes in British Social History series
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 232 pages, bibliography
- Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
- Publication Date: 15/05/1998
- Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
- ISBN: 9780582265707