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ISBN-13: 9780404646554
Publisher: AMS Press, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2006
Pages: 406
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
1."Spies, Pirates, and White Slaves: Encounters with the Algerines in Three Early American Novels."1
2."Clarissa's Cyberspace: The Development of Epistolary Space in Richardson's Clarissa."37
3."Clarissa Harlowe, Pleasant Rawlins, and Eighteenth-Century Discourses of Law."71
4."'A God-like Sublimity of Passion': Eliza Haywood's Libertine Consistency."95
5."Linnaeus's Blooms: Botany and the Novel of Courtship."127
6."The Grateful Slave: A History of Slave Plantation Reform in the British Novel, 1750-1780."161
7."A Compendium of Shandys: Methods of Organizing Knowledge in Sterne's Tristram Shandy."181
8."Sterne - Chaos - Complexity."201
9."'A Method of Being Perfectly Happy': Technologies of the Self in the Eighteenth-Century Female Community."217
10."Questing for Family in Joseph Andrews and David Simple."237
11."Public Good and Private Mischief: Daniel Defoe's Journal of Three Nations in A Journal of the Plague Year."253
12."Class, Gender, and Domesticity in Maria Edgeworth's Belinda."271
13."Exploring the Book Arts through One Fine Copy of The Castle of Otranto."287
14."'I should not care to mix my breed': Gender, Race, Class, and Genre in Mary Davys' The Accomplished Rake, or Modern Fine Gentleman."311
Book Reviews
1.Julia Stern. The Plight of Feeling: Sympathy and Dissent in the Early American Novel327
2.Timothy Mowl. William Beckford: Composing for Mozart331
3.Mary Seidman Trouille. Sexual Politics in the Age of Enlightenment: Women Writers Read Rousseau334
Illustrations
5, 15, 19, 23, 26
130, 137
288, 290, 293-95, 297-98, 301-02, 304-05, 308
Index

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