Land, Nation And Culture, 1740-1840 [NOOK Book]

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Over the last couple of decades, critics and historians of the late eighteenth century have developed a multidisciplinary approach to the history of culture. This dialogue between literary critics and theorists, art historians and social historians, is remapping the relations between culture and society, politics and aesthetics, law and representation. These essays by internationally known scholars return 'taste' to a central position in the discussion of nation, culture and ...
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Land, Nation And Culture, 1740-1840

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Overview

Over the last couple of decades, critics and historians of the late eighteenth century have developed a multidisciplinary approach to the history of culture. This dialogue between literary critics and theorists, art historians and social historians, is remapping the relations between culture and society, politics and aesthetics, law and representation. These essays by internationally known scholars return 'taste' to a central position in the discussion of nation, culture and aesthetics in the period.
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Peter de Bolla is Lecturer in the English Faculty and Fellow of King's College, and Nigle Leask is Lecturer in the English Faculty and Fellow of Queen's College, both at Cambridge. David Simpson is Professor and G.B. Needham Fellow, English Department, University of California, Davis.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Reforming landscape : Turner and Nottingham 12
2 The simple life : cottages and Gainsborough's cottage doors 37
3 The other half of the landscape : Thomas Heaphy's watercolour nasties 63
4 Chardin at the edge of belief : overlooked issues of religion and dissent in eighteenth-century French painting 97
5 The Sabine women and Levi-Strauss 114
6 'Love and madness' : sentimental narratives and the spectacle of suffering in late-eighteenth-century romance 131
7 'A submission, sir!' who has the right to person in eighteenth-century Britain? 148
8 Suspicious minds : spies and surveillance in Charlotte Smith's novels of the 1790s 169
9 Wordsworth and empire - just joking 188
10 Burns, Wordsworth and the politics of vernacular poetry 202
11 Organic form and its consequences 223
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