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Reason and Nature in Eighteenth Century Thought

By Harris, R. W.

London: Blandford Press,. Paperback. 439pp. An good introduction to the Enlightenment and to understanding the philosophical and historical background to writers such as Pope, Swift and Fielding. Creased to spine. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1968.


Liberty and Poetics in Eighteenth Century England
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Liberty and Poetics in Eighteenth Century England

By Meehan, Michael

London: Croom Helm, Ltd.,. Hardback. 190pp. A study of the poetry of the eighteenth century along side the philosophy that influenced it. Covers the Augustan period and the Enlightenment and ends with a chapter on Wordsworth and the start of Romanticism. The reading is a challenge to the Whig version of history. Clean and neat with minimal wear. Very good copy in very good dw. . Hardcover. 1986.


Neo-Classical Criticism 1660-1800

By Simon, Irène

London: Edward Arnold,. 224pp. A selection of critical opinion from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Critics covered include: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Warton, Edward Yound, Richard Hurd etc. Some reading and edge wear. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1971.