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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About 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.