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English literature in the early eighteenth century, 1700-1740

by Bonamy DobrГ©e

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Bonamy Dobrée
SeriesThe Oxford history of English literature -- 7, The Oxford history of English literature -- 7.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR445 .D6 1959
The Physical Object
Pagination701 p. ;
Number of Pages701
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24631732M
OCLC/WorldCa8819297

European literature of the 18th century refers to literature (poetry, drama and novels) produced in Europe during the 18th century. The 18th century saw the development of the novel as literary genre, in fact many candidates for the first novel in English date from this period, of which Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is probably the best. Rise of Middle Class. The literature of the 17 th century flourished under the patronage of the upper classes. The 18th century in England social history is characterized by the rise of the middle class. Because of tremendous growth in trade and commerce, the England merchant class was becoming wealthy and this newly rich class wanted to excel in the field of literature also.

James Noggle (Ph.D. UC Berkeley) is Professor of English at Wellesley College. He is author of The Skeptical Sublime: Aesthetic Ideology in Pope and the Tory Satirists; his second book, The Temporality of Taste in Eighteenth-Century British Writing, is forthcoming from Oxford. He is the recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Reviews: Century» 18th Century» English Writer & Literary Critic. Thomas De Quincey. 15 August Essayist. Leigh Hunt. 19 October English Essayist, Poet & Critic. Frances Burney. 13 June Novelist. Samuel Coleridge. 21 October Poet.

English literature - English literature - Swift: Jonathan Swift, who also wrote verse of high quality throughout his career, like Gay favoured octosyllabic couplets and a close mimicry of the movement of colloquial speech. His technical virtuosity allowed him to switch assuredly from poetry of great destructive force to the intricately textured humour of Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift. English literature, the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are treated separately under American literature, Australian literature, Canadian literature, and New Zealand literature.


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English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(4). The Early Eighteenth Century Swift, Defoe, and Pope (Oxford History of English Literature)Cited by: 2.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The English novel written between and remains a comparatively neglected area.

In addition to Daniel Defoe, whose Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders are landmarks in the history of English fiction, many other authors were at work. These included such women as Penelope Aubin, Jane Barker, Mary Davys, and Eliza Haywood, who made a considerable contribution to widening the range of Format: Hardcover.

Get this from a library. English literature in the early eighteenth century, [Bonamy Dobrée]. Get this from a library. English literature in the early eighteenth century: [Bonamy Dobrée; John Buxton]. 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 Author: John Richetti. English literature - English literature - The 18th century: The expiry of the Licensing Act in halted state censorship of the press.

During the next 20 years there were to be 10 general elections. These two factors combined to produce an enormous growth in the publication of political literature. Senior politicians, especially Robert Harley, saw the potential importance of the pamphleteer.

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. (60) books (57) books you must read before you die (25) 18th century () 18th century literature (27) banned books (26) bdsm (72) British (39) British literature (44) classic () classics () culture (31) ebook (37) England (44) English (33) English literature (69) erotic (63) erotica () fiction () France (67) French.

The Romantic movement in English literature of the early 19th century has its roots in 18th-century poetry, the Gothic novel and the novel of sensibility.

This includes the graveyard poets, from the s and later, whose works are characterised by gloomy meditations on mortality. The 17th century is a period, which many English historians and literary scholars prefer to any other.

During most of it England had her own course both in her political and literary life. After Queen Elizabeth's death James VI of Scotland became King James I of England in J Like Elizabeth he tried to rule without parliament as much as possible.

English Literature in the Early Eighteenth CenturyChanging the end of the seventeenth century changes in attitudes in England began to pave the way for the development of political journalism on the one hand and for the rise of the novel-reading society of the eighteenth century on the other.

The forces that produced these changes were interrelated, but complex. Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction offers challenging interpretations of the public and private faces of individualism in the eighteenth-century English novel.

John P. Zomchick begins by surveying the social, historical and ideological functions of law and the family in England's developing market economy. Johnson, who carried the arts of criticism and conversation to new heights, both typified and helped to form midth-century views of life, literature, and conduct.

The drama of the 18th cent. failed to match that of the Restoration. David Fairer is Professor of Eighteenth-Century English Literature at the University of Leeds.

From the Back Cover In recent years the scope of eighteenth-century poetry has greatly expanded beyond the established canon of Pope, Swift, Gray, Johnson, Goldsmith, Smart and Cowper, to include women poets, labouring-class and provincial poets, and Price: $   The 18th century could also be called a century of wars.

From the beginning to the end of the century the great rival, the enemy was France. At first the struggle was for European supremacy, but by the middle of the century the struggle with France was for overseas empire. The late 17th, early 18th century (–) in English literature is known as the Augustan Age.

Writers at this time "greatly admired their Roman counterparts, imitated their works and frequently drew parallels between" contemporary world and the age of the Roman emperor Augustus (27 AD – BC 14) (see Augustan literature (ancient Rome)).

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