Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

  • Ossian and Ossianism

    Edited by Dafydd Moore

    James Macpherson's The Poems of Ossian (1760-1763) were one of the publishing sensations of the eighteenth century. Macpherson's supposed discovery of the epic poet Ossian in the Scottish Highlands provoked fascination and controversy in equal measure. His vision of a romantic Celtic past of…

    Hardback – 2004-07-21
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    Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

  • Shakespeare Imitations, Parodies and Forgeries

    Edited by Jeffrey Kahan

    Shakespeare Imitations is a collection of all-but-forgotten Shakespearean plays, composed between 1710 and 1820. These imitations, parodies and forgeries reveal the biases of eighteenth-century Shakespeare in London theatre. But these plays are far from derivative. Indeed, rather than simply…

    Hardback – 2004-05-19
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    Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

  • Romanticism and Science

    Subcultures and Subversions

    Edited by Tim Fulford

    Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is perhaps the best-known and most widely studied literary representation of science. Yet it is by no means the only text of its time to fictionalize the latest experiments and discoveries of natural philosophers. Science was burgeoning in the years 1760-1840,…

    Hardback – 2002-06-19
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    Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

  • Radical Food

    The Culture and Politics of Eating and Drinking 1790-1820

    Edited by Tim Morton

    This three-volume set examines the cultural and literary history of food in the eighteenth century. It reprints exemplary texts from this fascinating and diverse subculture, which was gaining strength in a period of rapid urbanization, industrialization and revolutionary politics. Highlights…

    Hardback – 2000-09-06
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    Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

  • Sexual Outcasts

    1750-1850

    Edited by Ian McCormick

    Sexual Outcasts presents a wide range of texts selected to illustrate the diversity of responses to the concealed body and to the secret or forbidden sexual practices of 1750-1850. Each volume follows the means by which prohibitions and taboos were produced and circulated. The reader can therefore…

    Hardback – 2000-02-09
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    Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

  • Cult Criminals: The Newgate Novels (1830-47)

    Edited by Juliet John

    Cult Criminals is a set of early Victorian novels 'sensationally' popular with readers and of immense influence in the development of the novel form. All six novels, commonly labelled 'Newgate' novels, scandalized the Victorians by glamorizing criminals and led to a bitter literary controversy…

    Hardback – 1997-12-31
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    Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850