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Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740

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ISBN-10: 0521564883

ISBN-13: 9780521564885

Edition: 1998

Authors: Steven N. Zwicker, Margaret Anne Doody, Michael Seidel, Paul Hammond, James Anderson Winn

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This volume offers an account of English literary culture during the Restoration and the early 18th century. Included are chronologies and bibliographies to guide the reader through texts and events.
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/18/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of illustrations
List of contributors
Contexts and Modes
England 1649-1750: differences contained?
Satire, lampoon, libel, slander
Gender, literature, and gendering literature in the Restoration
Theatrical culture I: politics and theatre
Theatrical culture II: theatre and music
Lyric forms
Classical texts: translations and transformations
'This Islands watchful Centinel': anti-Catholicism and proto-Whiggery
John Dryden
Earl of Rochester Ros Ballaster
The authorial ciphers of Aphra
Swift, Defoe, and narrative forms
Mary Astell and John Locke
Alexander Pope, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, and the literature of social comment