Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Volume 45
The volume’s first section treats the politics of genre: María Soledad Barbón on the colonial politics of panegyric in Peru; Amanda Johnson on Thomas Jefferson’s use of Ossianic romance; Catherine M. Jaffe on the gender politics of translation in a Spanish novel; Cecilia Feilla on French Revolutionary politics in London harlequinades; and Rebecca Tierney-Hynes on the economics of comedic form in Susanna Centlivre’s plays.
The volume’s second section, on textual materialisms, includes Daniel Leonard on fetishism and figurism in Charles de Brosses; Beth Fowkes Tobin on the notebooks of the naturalist Dr. Richard Pulteney; Betty Joseph on capitalism and early English fictional treatments of China and India; Dwight Codr on hairs and sneezes in Pope’s Rape of the Lock; John Greene on magic lanterns and peepshow boxes in Rousseau’s Rêveries; Sara Muñoz-Muriana on mirrors and gender in Spanish comedy; and David Mazella on cultivation and improvement in Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels.
About the Authors
Michelle Burnham is a professor of English at Santa Clara University. She is the author of Folded Selves: Colonial American Writing in the World System and the editor of The Female American. Eve Tavor Bannet is the George Lynn Cross Professor of English at the University of Oklahoma. She is the author of Transatlantic Stories and the History of Reading: Migrant Fictions 1720–1810 and the coeditor of Transatlantic Literary Studies 1660–1830.
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