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British Literature 1640-1789: A Critical Reader

ISBN: 978-0-631-19741-6
384 pages
January 1999, ©1999, Wiley-Blackwell
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Designed to complement DeMaria's textbook British Literature 1640-1789: An Anthology , this critical reader contains seventeen essays by sixteen contemporary literary critics and covers the full range of works printed in the anthology.
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A Note on the Form of Reference.



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Robert DeMaria Jr is Henry Noble MacCracken Professor of English at Vassar College. He is the author of British Literature 1640-1789: An Anthology in Blackwell's Anthologies series and The Life of Samuel Johnson (1993) in Blackwell's Critical Biography series, and of several other books, including Johnson's Dictionary and the Language of Learning (1986).
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* Includes major established scholars and key new voices.
* Offers articulate readings of important individual works while situating those works in historical context.
* Emphasises the diversity of critical approaches.
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"[This anthology] of critical essays makes a welcome addition to the scholarship and teaching of that historical span of English literary history often awkwardly referred to as 'the long eighteenth century."Notes and Queries
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