William Cowper: Religion, Satire, Society

William Cowper: Religion, Satire, Society

by Conrad Brunstrom

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780838755600
Publisher: Bucknell University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: The Bucknell Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments7
1.Introduction11
2.Light and Darkness in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Poetry and Criticism21
3.The Anti-Visionaries of the "Nonsense Club": The Liberating Effects of Literary Digression43
4.Antihelyphthora and the "Moral Satires": The Enduring Appeal of Common Sense69
5.A Gardener's Question Time: Topographic Traumas and Impious Politics99
6.William Cowper's Satanic Terror: A Topographic Poetics of Maritime Extremity138
7.Conclusion167
Notes176
Select Bibliography194
Index203

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