Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture : Volume 45, Hardback Book

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture : Volume 45 Hardback

Edited by Michelle Burnham, Eve Tavor Bannet


The volume's first section treats the politics of genre: Maria Soledad Barbon on the colonial politics of panegyric in Peru; Amanda Johnson on Thomas Jefferson's use of Ossianic romance; Catherine M.

Jaffe on the gender politics of translation in a Spanish novel; Cecilia Feilla on French Revolutionary politics in London harlequinades; and Rebecca Tierney-Hynes on the economics of comedic form in Susanna Centlivre's plays.

The volume's second section, on textual materialisms, includes Daniel Leonard on fetishism and figurism in Charles de Brosses; Beth Fowkes Tobin on the notebooks of the naturalist Dr. Richard Pulteney; Betty Joseph on capitalism and early English fictional treatments of China and India; Dwight Codr on hairs and sneezes in Pope's Rape of the Lock; John Greene on magic lanterns and peepshow boxes in Rousseau's Reveries; Sara Munoz-Muriana on mirrors and gender in Spanish comedy; and David Mazella on cultivation and improvement in Swift's Gulliver's Travels.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages, 12 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
  • ISBN: 9781421419367



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