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Didactic literature in England 1500-1800 : expertise constructed / edited by Natasha Glaisyer, Sara Pennell.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2016.
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Book
1 online resource (226 pages) : illustrations
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Subjects:
Didactic literature, English -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
England -- Intellectual life.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
1. Introduction / Natasha Glaisyer and Sara Pennell
2. The Bible and didactic literature in early modern England / Scott Mandelbrote
3. Didactic sources of musical learning in early modern England / Susan Forscher Weiss
4. Seventeenth-century didactic readers, their literature, and ours / Randall Ingram
5. Polite society and perceptions of the sun and the moon in the Athenian Mercury and the British Apollo, 1691-1711 / Anna Marie E. Roos
6. Frenc conversation or 'glittering gibberish'? Learning French in eighteenth-century England / Michele Cohen
7. The gardener and the book / Rebecca Bushnell
8. Deformity's filthy fingers : cosmetics and the plague in Artificiall embellishments, or Arts best directions how to preserve beauty or procure it (Oxford, 1665) / Christoph Heyl
9. Richardson's barometer : colonial representation in grammatical texts / Richard Steadman-Jones
10. Containing the marvellous : instructions to buyers and sellers / Phyllis Whitman Hunter.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
First published 2003 by Ashgate Publishing.
Contributor:
Glaisyer, Natasha, 1972-
Pennell, Sara.
ISBN:
1-138-27346-5
1-315-25786-6
OCLC:
975224217
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315257860 doi