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  1. Memoirs of an Eighteenth Century Footman

    John Macdonald Travels (1745-1779)

    By John Macdonald

    First published in 1927. John Macdonald (1741-96) was born, and died, a Scottish Highlander. First published at the time of the French Revolution, these memoirs of his days in service provide a rich panorama of life in the company of blind fiddlers, maid-servants, the Scottish aristocracy, soldiers...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage

    1618-25

    By Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe

    First published in 1929. 'Fire and shipwreck, fights ashore and afloat, the pitting of ceaseless patience and resource against fate, these things make one understand why the book, famous in its original tongue, has but to be savoured in translation to gain an equal popularity.' Manchester Guardian...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Novel Notions

    Medical Discourse and the Mapping of the Imagination in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

    By Katherine E. Kickel

    Medical, popular, and literary understanding about the imagination converged when Thomas Willis asserted that he had discovered the area of the brain that facilitated imagining. Taking this 'discovery' as paradigmatic, Novel Notions examines the reverberations of the medical investigation of the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ageing, Gender, and Genre in Anglophone Literature

    Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman

    By Heike Hartung

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study establishes age as a category of literary history, delineating age in its interaction with gender and narrative genre. Based on the historical premise that the view of ageing as a burden emerges as a specific narrative in the late eighteenth century, the study highlights how the changing...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

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