8 edition of Reading the body in the eighteenth-century novel found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-188) and index.
|Statement||by Juliet McMaster.|
|LC Classifications||PR858.B63 M37 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||194 p. :|
|Number of Pages||194|
|LC Control Number||2003066658|
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McMaster's lively study looks at the various codes by which Eighteenth-century novelists made the minds of their characters legible through their bodies.
She tellingly explores the discourses of medicine, physiognomy, gesture and facial expression, completely familiar to Brand: Palgrave Macmillan Reading the body in the eighteenth-century novel book. : Reading the Body in the Eighteenth-Century Novel (): McMaster, J.: Reading the body in the eighteenth-century novel book by: About this book Introduction She tellingly explores the discourses of medicine, physiognomy, gesture and facial expression, completely familiar to contemporary readers but not to us, in ways that enrich our reading of such classics as Clarissa and Tristram Shandy, as well as of novels by Fanny Burney, Mary Wollstonecraft and Jane Austen.
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Reading the body in the eighteenth-century novel. [Juliet McMaster] -- 'A man's body and his mind, ' wrote Sterne's Tristram Shandy, ' are exactly like a jerkin, and a jerkin's lining, - rumple the one - you rumple the other.' And by extension, read the one, you.
The Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel Edited by J. Downie Oxford Handbooks. The first book professing to survey the eighteenth-century English novel in its entirety; Situates the canonical novels and novelists of the period against the background of the hundreds of other novels published during the 'long' eighteenth century.
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Reading the Eighteenth-Century Novel is a lively exploration of the evolution of the English novel from A range of major works and authors are discussed along with important developments in the genre, and the impact of novels on society at the time. Overview.
This module explores the eighteenth century fascination with bodies and the truths (or lies) bodies were supposed to reveal. Our focus will be on the ways in which the body is read and constructed in eighteenth-century literature and how these readings and constructions reflect various concerns about class, race, gender and sexuality.
The eighteenth-century great novels are semi anti-romance, or it was the first time that the novel emerged and distributed widely and largely among its readers; reading public. Moreover, with the increase of Reading the body in the eighteenth-century novel book literacy, the demand on the reading material increased rapidly, among well-to- do women, who were novel readers of the time.
In making clear that the deployment of the body varies tremendously depending on what is meant by the 'human body', the essays draw on popular literature, poetics and aesthetics, garden architecture, physiognomy, beauty manuals, pornography and philosophy, as well as on canonical works in the genres of the novel and the drama.
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Dress, Distress and Desire explores representations of sartorial experience in eighteenth-century literature. Batchelor's study brings together for the first time canonical and non-canonical texts including novels, conduct books and women's magazines to investigate the pressures that the growth of the fashion market placed on conceptions of female virtue and : Palgrave Macmillan UK.
'Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel is an important addition to current critical discourse about the relationship between literature and material culture. In this innovative book, Chloe Wigston Smith shows how the eighteenth-century novel pushes against what had become a traditional figurative relationship between text.
In his article about Hannah More’s novel, Coelebs in Search of a Wife, Sam Pickering Jr. argues that by “[c]ombining religious lessons with a novelistic narrative,” More’s book became “the first nineteenth century novel to be accepted enthusiastically by the large religious reading public.”.
novel content creation and the 18th-century reading revolution In the middle of the eighteenth century, a new form of content creation grew rapidly in Britain. The new popular content was long, realistic but fictional narratives of ordinary individuals whose lives nonetheless were put forward as significant for everyone.
begin to join the ranks of the new reading public. The new public devoured cheap novels. In the eighteenth century, the novel was not regarded as a respectable art-form, but in the first quarter of the nineteenth century, its status was assured.
It became the classic literary expression of triumphant bourgeois society. In the early years of. This collection of eight new essays investigates ways in which significant kinds of 18th-century writings were designed and received by different audiences.
Rivers explores the answers to certain crucial questions about the contemporary use of books. This new edition contains the results of important new research by well known specialists in the field of book. A chronological sketch of the kinds of questions and methods characteristic of recent work in eighteenth-century gender studies, drawing on representative book-length studies as examples.
This study of sensibility in the eighteenth-century English novel discusses literary representations of suffering and responses to it in the social and scientific context of the period. The reader of novels shares with more scientific observers the activity of gazing on suffering, leading Ann Van Sant to explore the coincidence between the rhetoric of pathos and scientific presentation as.
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Alison Case has taught at Williams College since She authored Plotting Women: Gender and Narration in the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Novel (). Harry E. Shaw has taught at Cornell University sincewhere he has served as Director of the John S. Knight Writing Program, Chair of the Department of English, and Senior Associate Dean of the.
The rise of the novel in the eighteenth century 1. The Rise of the Novel in the Eighteenth Century Introduction: In the eighteenth century the years after the forties witnessed a wonderful efflorescence of a new literary genre which was soon to establish itself for all times to come as the dominant literary form.
Different Disciplines, Same Body. I teach musculoskeletal anatomy to artists, dancers, and massage therapists. In my classes the students study the same raw material, and the set of skills each group acquires can be roughly organized around three distinct areas: representation of the body, kinesiology (the study of movement), and palpation (feeling the body).
The Gallery’s Young Girl Reading —a representation of a demure model in a lemon-yellow dress seated at a window ledge, a book in one upraised hand—has always been loosely associated with the fantasy figures on formal terms.
On the one hand, compelling evidence supported a connection between the two. The dimensions of the Gallery’s.
One of the claims I make in Reading and the Making of Time in the Eighteenth Century is that the feeling of not having time to read is almost as old as books themselves.
We tend to imagine that when books were new media people struggled to put them down, a. Divided into three sections, “Living in the Eighteenth-Century Novel,” “Living in the Eighteenth-Century World,” and “Afterlives,” the fourteen essays that form the body of the collection treat such topics as epistolarity, fraternal relations in novels and in families, women and travel in Jane Austen’s novels, the pleasures and.
Sam Jones loves skateboarding and Tony Hawk. When, at the age of 15, his girlfriend, Alicia, gets pregnant, his life suddenly changes and he learns to cope.
Much more than a contemporary problem novel, this book combines humor, wacky characters and an unusual writing style. Putnam, ISBN: Browse books in the Eighteenth-century Novels by Women series on Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.
No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf. In Telling Complexions Mary Ann O’Farrell explores the frequent use of "the blush" in Victorian novels as a sign of characters’ inner emotions and desires.
Through lively and textured readings of works by such writers as Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell, Charles Dickens, and Henry James, O’Farrell illuminates literature’s relation to the body and the body’s place in Author: Mary Ann O'farrell. Reading to the moment: a note on sensibility and narrative form.
Summary This study of sensibility in the eighteenth-century novel discusses literary representations of suffering and responses to it, in the social and scientific context of the period.
Abigail Williams, a Professor in the English Faculty and Fellow at St Peter’s College, has written The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home. The book offers new insights into how books were used by their 18th Century readers, and the part they have played in middle-class homes and families, knitting people together.
Divided into three sections, “Living in the Eighteenth-Century Novel,” “Living in the Eighteenth-Century World,” and “Afterlives,” the fourteen essays that form the body of the collection treat such topics as epistolarity, fraternal relations in novels and in families, women and travel in Jane Austen’s novels, the pleasures and Brand: Lehigh University Press.
An intensive investigation of the world of print in the eighteenth century, this class will emphasize the material realities of the book in this period as well as consider its role as a major agent of communication.
Innovations in printing and illustration will be studied. The rise of scientific and academic publishing, the appearance of the encyclopedia, the immediacy of newspaper and. the eighteenth-century family, the relationship between life and literature, and, finally, the role of female companionship in women’s lives.
Divided into three sections, “Living in the Eighteenth-Century Novel,” “Living in the Eighteenth-Century World,” and “Afterlives,” the fourteen essays that form the body of the.
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