British Radical Culture of the 1790s

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Essays on the political, intellectual, and linguistic contexts of British radicalism by Frederick Burwick, John Barrell, Philippe Roger, Fredrika Teute, Nigel Leask, and Robert M. Maniquis. Each essay focuses on political problems comprehensible only in the cultural matrix of the 1790s and its particular mix of political, aesthetic, and philosophical “languages.”
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Essays on the political, intellectual, and linguistic contexts of British radicalism by Frederick Burwick, John Barrell, Philippe Roger, Fredrika Teute, Nigel Leask, and Robert M. Maniquis. Each essay focuses on political problems comprehensible only in the cultural matrix of the 1790s and its particular mix of political, aesthetic, and philosophical “languages.”
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Maniquis (English, UCLA) introduces seven essays discoursing on the late 18th century cultural matrix encompassing revolution, colonial utopias, and botany as the "cross-fertilization of science and desire." Lacks an index. Also published as the , v. 63, no. 3. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873281966
  • Publisher: Huntington Library Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2002
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Robert M. Maniquis teaches English at UCLA, and he is a research associate of the Centre d’Etude de la Langue et de la Littérature Française du XVIIe et XVIIIe Siècles at the University of Paris, Sorbonne (Paris IV). He is the author of Lonely Empires: Personal and Public Visions of Thomas De Quincey and the editor of collections of essays on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and French culture. He is currently working on a study of violence and sacrifice in late-eighteenth-century European culture.
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Table of Contents

Contributors vi
Introduction 1
The Language of High Treason: Thomas Hardy, John Horne Tooke, and the Edinburgh Seven 7
"Fire, Famine, and Slaughter" 20
Trading Words, Waging War: The Mystified Relationship between British Radicals and French Revolutionnaires 43
The Loves of the Plants; or, the Cross-Fertilization of Science and Desire at the End of the Eighteenth Century 63
Irish Republicans and Gothic Eleutherarchs: Pacific Utopias in the Writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone and Charles Brockden Brown 91
Filling Up and Emptying Out the Sublime: Terror in British Radical Culture 113
Review Article: The French Revolution, British Cultural Politics, and Recent Scholarship across the Disciplines 151
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