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Forthcoming 18th Century Literature Books

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  1. 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

  2. Ageing, Gender, and Illness 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 November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Travel, Traveling Writing, and British Political Economy

    Instructions for Travellers, circa 1750-1850

    By Brian Cooper

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This book presents the first in-depth examination of the relationship between the theories of British political economists and travel accounts. It employs tools from cultural historians to examine how political economists and others attempted to explain differences in progress and civilization, and...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Guidebook to Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    By David Womersley

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Edward Gibbon’s History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire immediately captured the attention of a wide readership and has remained popular ever since. However, it is also an extremely complex work, published in multiple volumes, which covers a enormous range of topics and drew on a...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

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