This 13 volume set contains titles, originally published between 1949 and 1991. Focusing on eighteenth-century England it includes titles which examine novels, drama and poetry from the time. There are titles that discuss the literature in a historical, sociological and political context as well as from a feminist perspective. Other texts look at the language and structure used in literature and how it has evolved over time. This collection will be of interest to students of literature and literary theory.
Table of Contents
1. The Language of Natural Description in Eighteenth-Century Poetry John Arthos (1949)
2. Literature and Crime in Augustan England Ian Bell (1991)
3. The Woman's View: An Anthology of Prose Passages about Women, from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day June Wedgwood Benn (Ed.) (1967)
4. The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: A Study in Eighteenth-Century Literary Theory R. L. Brett (1951)
5. Number and Pattern in the Eighteenth-century Novel: Defoe, Fielding, Smollett and Sterne Douglas Brooks (1973)
6. Literature and the Social Order: In Eighteenth-Century England Stephen Copley (1984)
7. Work in the English Novel: the Myth of Vocation Ruth Danon (1985)
8. From Fiction to the Novel Geoffrey Day (1987)
9. The Augustan World: Life and Letters in Eighteenth-Century England A. R. Humphreys (1954)
10. Liberty and Poetics in Eighteenth Century England Michael Meehan (1986)
11. Essays on the Eighteenth-Century English Stage Kenneth Richards & Peter Thomson (Eds) (1972)
12. The Eighteenth Century: The Context of English Literature Pat Rogers (Ed.) (1978)
13. Before Jane Austen: The Shaping of the English Novel in the Eighteenth Century Harrison R. Steeves (1966)
Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field.