The Correspondence of James Beattie

The Correspondence of James Beattie

by Roger J. Robinson, James Beattie
     
 

James Beattie (1735-1803) was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. He was a popular philosophical opponent of David Hume, and through his famous poem, The Minstrel, he had a lasting influence on Wordsworth and the Romantics. Beattie lived among the great literati of the time, and his wide correspondence provides a treasure trove of information about

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James Beattie (1735-1803) was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. He was a popular philosophical opponent of David Hume, and through his famous poem, The Minstrel, he had a lasting influence on Wordsworth and the Romantics. Beattie lived among the great literati of the time, and his wide correspondence provides a treasure trove of information about his contemporaries.

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ISBN-13:
9781843710561
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/10/2004
Pages:
1300
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 5.80(d)

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