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Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century

Author/Creator:
Mullan, John Author
Publication:
Oxford : Clarendon, 1988.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (261 p.)
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Other Title:
Sentiment and sociability
Subjects:
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Sentimentalism in literature.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The rise of the novel in the mid-18th century was also the rise of sentimentalism. This study explores the attitudes which led novelists to associate virtuous feeling with disabling suffering. It also examines the role of women in fiction and in society during that period.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-280-76348-5
9786610763481
OCLC:
1027201845