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Christopher Smart and satire : 'Mary Midnight' and the Midwife / Min Wild.

Author/Creator:
Wild, Min.
Publication:
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
231 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Midwife, or Old woman's magazine (London : 1750-1753).
Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771 -- Authorship.
Satire, English -- History and criticism.
English periodicals -- History -- 18th century.
England -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Contents:
Personal identity and personae in the eighteenth-century periodical
'The jakes of genius' : the nature of the Midwife
A 'terrible old lady' : the persona of 'Mary Midnight'
'A perfect Swiss in writing' : literature and authorship in the Midwife
'Inwardly working a stirre to the mynde' : political satire in the Midwife
The 'kind juggler' : social satire and enlightenment in the Midwife.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-217) and index.
ISBN:
9780754661931 (alk. paper)
0754661938 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
173299458
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