The following ten essays survey a range of adaptations of eighteenth
-century novels from the eighteenth
century to the present one.
Part 1, "Theorizing Shakespeare in the Eighteenth
Century and Beyond" includes Michael Bristol, "'A System of Oeconomical Prudence': Shakespearean Character and the Practice of Moral Inquiry" (13-28); Jean Marsden, "Shakespeare and Sympathy" (29-42); Nicholas Hudson, "The 'Vexed Question': Shakespeare and the Nature of Middle-Class Appropriation" (43-56).
Young, The Victorian Eighteenth
Century (Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 2007), xii + 190 pp, $99.
In the introduction Agnew outlines her argument: "the history of British rhetoric cannot be understood without attending to Stoic strains in influential language theories of the eighteenth
and early nineteenth centuries" (p.
Century was the start of the Enlightenment in Europe.
I begin with a confession: I'm an accidental scholar of the eighteenth
Reading Sex in the Eighteenth
Century: Bodies and Gender in English Erotic Culture.
First published in 2003, and now available in a very affordable paperback edition, The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth
Century is a close study of capital punishment in eighteenth
-century London and the implications that can be drawn from it as relevant to issues of the modern day.
The British eighteenth
century and global critique.
In the eighteenth
century, Stowe was often called the finest seat in England.
In the eighteenth
century, he argues, these elements changed form, diverging from the emblematic characterization, spatial abstraction, adventitious plotting, and temporal suspension that had formerly typified fiction.
Who would have twenty years ago thought that there is a large body of working class poetry in the eighteenth