New PDF release: The Secret History in Literature, 1660–1820

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By Rebecca Bullard,Rachel Carnell

ISBN-10: 1107150469

ISBN-13: 9781107150461

mystery historical past, with its declare to show secrets and techniques of kingdom and the sexual intrigues of monarchs and ministers, alarmed and delighted readers throughout Europe and the United States from the mid-seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century. students have regarded for a while the $64000 place that the style occupies in the literary and political tradition of the Enlightenment. Of curiosity to scholars of British, French and American literature, in addition to political and highbrow background, this new quantity of essays demonstrates for the 1st time the level of mystery history's interplay with diverse literary traditions, together with epic poetry, recovery drama, periodicals, and slave narratives. It finds mystery history's influence on authors, readers, and the e-book exchange in England, France, and the USA through the lengthy eighteenth century. In doing so, it bargains a case learn for impending questions of style at moments while political and cultural shifts positioned pressure on conventional wide-spread categories.

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The Secret History in Literature, 1660–1820 by Rebecca Bullard,Rachel Carnell

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