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British Literary Salons of the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

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ISBN-10: 0230110657

ISBN-13: 9780230110656

Edition: 2013

Authors: Susanne Schmid

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List price: $100.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 2/6/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Traditions and Theories
Salons as Non-Places
Traditions I: The French Salons
Traditions II: The Bluestockings
Private, Public, and Sociable Spheres
The Theatricality of the Salon
Sources and Source Problems
Stages of Exploration
Mary Berry and Her British Spaces
Mary Berry: The Life of a Conservative Feminist
The Misses Otranto, Strawberry Hill, and Horace Walpole's Family Romances
Anne Damer
From the Closet to Drury Lane: Fashionable Friends (1801) on Stage
Mary Berry as a Learned Woman: Out of the Closet
From a Parmesan Otranto to Malthus: Mary Berry's Reading
In and Out of the Drawing-Rooms in North Audley Street and Curzon Street
The Freedom of the Road in France and Italy
Mary Berry as Editor and Historian
Holland House and Lady Holland
Holland House and Whig Culture
Lady and Lord Holland
Reflections on Traveling: Italy and Spain
Politics: Enthusiasm for Napoleon
Spontaneous Versification
The Holland House Set
The Circle and Its Oracle: The Edinburgh Review
Three Habitu�s: Samuel Rogers, Sydney Smith, and Thomas Moore
Byron and Holland House
Amorous Entanglements and Caroline Lamb's Glenarvon
The Countess of Blessington as Hostess
From Irish Country Girl to London's Outcast Queen: Lady Blessington's Life
The Conversations of Lord Byron
"Her Genius Lay in Her Tongue": The Salons at Seamore Place and Gore House
Nathaniel Parker Willis: An American Connection
The Countess of Blessington as Writer and Editor
Sociable Idlers in Italy
Irishness: Female Idylls and an Irishwoman on the Loose
London Society in Blessington's Silver-Fork Novels
The Book of Beauty and Other Keepsakes
Epilogue
Notes
Works Cited
Index