British Radical Culture of the 1790s

British Radical Culture of the 1790s

by Robert M. Maniquis
     
 

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

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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873281966
Publisher:
Huntington Library Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

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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