Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture

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Catherine E. Ingrassia, Jeffrey S. Ravel
JHU Press, 2005 M05 4 - 360 pages

With this well-illustrated new volume, the SECC continues its tradition of publishing innovative interdisciplinary scholarship on the interpretive edge.

Essays include:
Misty Anderson, Our Purpose is the Same: Whitefield, Foote, and the Theatricality of Methodism

Tili Boon Cuillé, La Vraisemblance du merveilleux: Operatic Aesthetics in Cazotte's Fantastic Fiction

Simon Dickie, Joseph Andrews and the Great Laughter Debate: The Roasting of Adams

Lynn Festa, Cosmetic Differences: The Changing Faces of England and France

Blake Gerard, All that the heart wishes: Changing Views toward Sentimentality Reflected in Visualizations of Sterne's Maria, 1773-1888

Jennifer Keith, The Sins of Sensibility and the Challenge of Antislavery Poetry

Mary Helen McMurran, Aphra Behn from Both Sides: Translation in the Atlantic World

Leslie Richardson, Leaving her Father's House: Locke, Astell, and Clarissa's Body Politic

Sandra Sherman, The Wealth of Nations in the 1790s

Alan Sikes, Snip Snip Here, Snip Snip There, and a Couple of Tra La Las: The Rise and Fall of the Castrato Singer

Rivka Swenson, Representing Modernity in Jane Barker's Galesia Trilogy: Jacobite Allegory and the Aesthetics of the Patch-Work Subject

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Contents

The Changing Faces of England and France
25
Jacobite
55
The Wealth of Nations in 1790s
81
The Formal Challenges of Antislavery Poetry
97
Whitefield Foote and the Theatricality
125
Astell Locke and Clarissas Body
151
Operatic Aesthetics in Cazottes
173
Changing Views toward Sentimentality
231
Joseph Andrews and the Great Laughter Debate
271
Contributors
333
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About the author (2005)

Catherine Ingrassia is an associate professor of English and director of the Masters Program in English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Jeff Ravel is an associate professor of history at MIT.

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