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Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

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The Female Reader in the English Novel From Burney to Austen

The Female Reader in the English Novel: From Burney to Austen

1st Edition

Joe Bray
July 14, 2010

This book examines how reading is represented within the novels of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Contemporary accounts portrayed the female reader in particular as passive and impressionable; liable to identify dangerously with the world of her reading. This study shows that ...

Thomas Reid and Scepticism His Reliabilist Response

Thomas Reid and Scepticism: His Reliabilist Response

1st Edition

Philip De Bary, Philip de Bary
April 06, 2006

This book bears witness to the current reawakening of interest in Reid's philosophy. It first examines Reid's negative attack on the Way of Ideas, and finds him to be a devastating critic of his predecessors. Turning to the positive part of Reid's programme, the author then develops a fresh ...

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