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Pleasure in the eighteenth century

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Published by New York University Press in Washington Square, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pleasure in literature,
  • Literature, Modern -- 18th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-252) and index.

    Other titlesPleasure in the 18th century
    Statementedited by Roy Porter and Marie Mulvey Roberts.
    ContributionsPorter, Roy, 1946-, Mulvey Roberts, Marie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.P534 P54 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 273 p. :
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL975868M
    ISBN 100814766447
    LC Control Number96012952

      Jonathan Conlin studies the progression from the first pleasure gardens of the 17 th century to the amusement parks of the 20 th century in his book The Pleasure Garden, from Vauxhall to Coney Island, which focuses on the affect of architecture, design, music, and lighting on visitors. The Pleasures of the Imagination examines the birth and development of English "high culture" in the eighteenth century. It charts the growth of a literary and artistic world fostered by publishers, theatrical and musical impresarios, picture dealers and auctioneers, and presented to th public in coffee-houses, concert halls, libraries, theatres and pleasure gardens/5(5).

      Pleasure in the Eighteenth Century is a promising title, but this book of essays does not really satisfy that promise and one wonders just how and why the editors decided to put it together. The book starts with two essays by Roy Porter, one summarizing the eighteenth-century luxury debate and the other reviewing the consumer revolution and the commercialization of : Peter Earle.   The AIIS Book Prize Committee noted, “This innovative and interdisciplinary manuscript approaches the painted lands of Udaipur in the long eighteenth century—its lakes, palaces, streets, people, and landscapes, real and fantastical—through the lens of bhava (emotion) to recuperate their affective force and moods.

    Free Online Library: The pleasure of the eighteenth-century texts: the conflation of literary and critical discourse in the early novelistic tradition.(Essay) by "Studia Anglica Posnaniensia: international review of English Studies"; Literature, writing, book reviews Languages and linguistics Criticism Analysis Literary criticism Newspapers Novelists Reflexive novels.   Below are links to eighteenth-century editions of works I include in my Checklist of Eighteenth-Century Erotica () that are on Google Books, The Internet Archive, etc. There are very few online, but I'll add items as I find them. [UPDATE: 14 July There has been a significant increase in the number of these texts online, largely due to the appearance of texts from the Remota collection Author: Patrick Spedding.


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