The Profession of Eighteenth-Century Literature: Reflections on an Institution

The Profession of Eighteenth-Century Literature: Reflections on an Institution

by Leo Damrosch
     
 

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Reviews the institutional history and assumptions of the modern study of 18th-century literature, one of the last fields to cross over into postmodernism. The purpose is not to berate earlier ideas, but to show how they have influenced the new ideas. The 11 essays discuss destabilizing Augustan literature, Swift in his time and ours, commodity feminism, and other topics. Paper edition (unseen), $24.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780299133047
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
08/01/1992
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

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