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  1. The Rise of Literary Journalism in the Eighteenth Century

    Anxious Employment

    By Iona Italia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    Recent years have witnessed a heightened interest in eighteenth-century literary journalism and popular culture. This book provides an account of the early periodical as a literary genre and traces the development of journalism from the 1690s to the 1760s, covering a range of publications by both...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Criticism of Henry Fielding

    By Ioan Williams

    First published in 1970, this selection of Fielding’s criticism is an important contribution to our understanding of Fielding and his age. It directs considerable light upon Fielding’s own critical views, with regard both to his own works and to eighteenth century life and literature at large. The...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Making of the Modern Child

    Children's Literature in the Late Eighteenth Century

    By Andrew O'Malley

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book explores how the concept of childhood in the late 18th century was constructed through the ideological work performed by children's literature, as well as pedagogical writing and medical literature of the era. Andrew O'Malley ties the evolution of the idea of "the child" to the...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Novel and Romance 1700-1800 (Routledge Revivals)

    A Documentary Record

    By Ioan Williams

    The documents collected in this volume, first published in 1970, trace the development of novel criticism during one of the most formative periods in the history of fiction: from 1700-1800. The material includes prefaces to collections, translations and original novels; essays written for journals...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Gender and the Fictions of the Public Sphere, 1690-1755

    By Anthony Pollock

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    Challenging the longstanding interpretation of the early English public sphere as polite, inclusive, and egalitarian this book re-interprets key texts by representative male authors from the period—Addison, Steele, Shaftesbury, and Richardson—as reactionary responses to the widely-consumed and...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ruined by Design

    Shaping Novels and Gardens in the Culture of Sensibility

    By Inger Sigrun Brodey

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    By examining the motif of ruination in a variety of late-eighteenth-century domains, this book portrays the moral aesthetic of the culture of sensibility in Europe, particularly its negotiation of the demands of tradition and pragmatism alongside utopian longings for authenticity, natural goodness,...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Daniel Defoe

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Pat Rogers

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Eighteenth-Century Authorship and the Play of Fiction

    Novels and the Theater, Haywood to Austen

    By Emily Hodgson Anderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    This study looks at developments in eighteenth-century drama that influenced the rise of the novel; it begins by asking why women writers of this period experimented so frequently with both novels and plays. Here, Eliza Haywood, Frances Burney, Elizabeth Inchbald, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Lives of Jonathan Swift

    Edited by Daniel Cook

    Contemporaries were mesmerized by the outrageous wit of Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), a writer still widely regarded as the greatest satirist of all time. Soon after Swift’s death, his friends and enemies raced to publish the definitive account of the Dean of St Patrick’s. Now, Routledge brings these...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Print, Visuality, and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Satire

    “The Scope in Ev’ry Page”

    By Katherine Mannheimer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    This study interprets eighteenth-century satire’s famous typographical obsession as a fraught response to the Enlightenment’s "ocularcentric" epistemological paradigms, as well as to a print-cultural moment identified by book-historians as increasingly "visual" — a moment at which widespread...

    Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge