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The Eighteenth-century Literature Handbook, Hardback Book

The Eighteenth-century Literature Handbook Hardback

Edited by Gary E. Day, Bridget Keegan

Part of the Literature and Culture Handbooks series


The Eighteenth-Century Literature Handbook is an invaluable introduction to literature and culture in the eighteenth century.

It provides a one-stop resource for students with the essential information and guidance needed from the beginning of a course through to developing more advanced knowledge and skills.

It includes: - introductions to authors, texts and contexts - guides to key critics, concepts and topics - an overview of major critical approaches, changes in the canon and directions of current and future research - case studies in reading literary and theoretical and critical texts - annotated further reading (including websites), timeline, glossary of critical terms.

Written in clear language by leading academics, it is an indispensable starting point for anyone beginning their study of eighteenth-century literature.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 274 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
  • ISBN: 9780826495228



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