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English literature & history from the 15th to the 18th century

Maggs Bros.

English literature & history from the 15th to the 18th century

comprising books, maunscripts, autograph letters & documents.

by Maggs Bros.

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Published by Maggs Bros. in London .
Written in English

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  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Rare books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Rare books -- Catalogs.,
  • Catalogs, Booksellers".

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    Other titlesEnglish literature., English literature and history from the 15th to the 18th century.
    Series[Reichner catalogs]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
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    Open LibraryOL22295676M

    Early Modern English Online Dictionary, Grammar, Literature. Leme (Lexicons of Early Modern English) • A Table Alphabeticall, conteyning and teaching the true writing, and understanding of hard usuall English wordes, by Robert Crawdrey () • A Table Alphabeticall (, 3 rd edition) (scanned book) It's the first English dictionary ( pages, 3 words). Travel the arcane byways of literature of the last 7 centuries and the glittering gems of Modern works at your own risk. It can be very addicting. Here is the greatest resource for librarians, book collectors and dealers. Colorado Book School.

    Samuel Nedivot prints the 14th-century Hebrew Sefer Abudirham in Fez, the first book printed in Africa. Paolo Ricci translates the 13th-century Kabbalistic work Sha'are Orah by Joseph ben Abraham Gikatilla as Portae Lucis. Apokopos by Bergadis, the first book in Modern Greek, is printed in Venice.   Course description. This fourth module of The Book: Histories Across Time and Space focuses on the physical qualities of books, the role of books in 17th and 18th century France, and the emergence of literature as a modern form of culture. We will focus on the importance of books as physical objects and the raw material of literature--namely, paper.

    Years: c. - Subject: History, Early history ( CE to ) Publisher: HistoryWorld Online Publication Date: Current online version: For anglophone literature, or literature written in English, it's now generally agreed that the historical novel emerges over the last decades of the 18th century and into the first decades of the 19th, becoming a tremendously popular form of literature across the lines of class and region.


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English literature and history from the 15th to the 18th century. The second half of the 18th century is sometimes called the "Age of Johnson".

Samuel Johnson (–), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.

English literature - English literature - The 18th century: The expiry of the Licensing Act in halted state censorship of the press. During the next 20 years there were to be 10 general elections.

These two factors combined to produce an enormous growth in the publication of political literature. Senior politicians, especially Robert Harley, saw the potential importance of the pamphleteer. A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history.

Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have Author: John Richetti.

The leading figure of the literary revival of the 18th century was Giuseppe Parini. The ideas behind the French Revolution of gave a special direction to Italian literature in the second half of the 18th century.

Love of liberty and desire for equality created a literature aimed at national object. European literature of the 18th century refers to literature (poetry, drama, satire, and novels) produced in Europe during this period.

The 18th century saw the development of the modern novel as literary genre, in fact many candidates for the first novel in English date from this period, of which Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is probably the best known.

Danish literature, a subset of Scandinavian literature, stretches back to the Middle earliest preserved texts from Denmark are runic inscriptions on memorial stones and other objects, some of which contain short poems in alliterative the late 12th century Saxo Grammaticus wrote Gesta the 16th century, the Lutheran Reformation came to Denmark.

English literature - English literature - The later Middle English and early Renaissance periods: One of the most important factors in the nature and development of English literature between about and was the peculiar linguistic situation in England at the beginning of the period.

Among the small minority of the population that could be regarded as literate, bilingualism and even. Try adding Ben Jonson to the 16th and 17th century lists or Christine de Pizan to 15th century. Or Mary Wollstonecraft to this list, of course -- essentially any book where the "first published" notation on the respective book's page doesn't refer to the book's own/ real year of initial publication but the year of the first publication of.

Johnson, who carried the arts of criticism and conversation to new heights, both typified and helped to form midth-century views of life, literature, and conduct. The drama of the 18th cent. failed to match that of the Restoration. THE 18TH CENTURY The Silver Age of the European Renaissance 1.

There was a sense of relief and escape, relief from the strain of living in a mysterious universe and escape from the ignorance and barbarism of the Gothic centuries –not referring only to Gothic dark period provokes that people want to change and improve their lifestyle when they entered the 18th century.

American literature - American literature - The 17th century: This history of American literature begins with the arrival of English-speaking Europeans in what would become the United States.

At first American literature was naturally a colonial literature, by authors who were Englishmen and who thought and wrote as such. John Smith, a soldier of fortune, is credited with initiating American. Catalogues and Covers soiled with minor chipping. Publication: London: Maggs Bros. ENGLISH LITERATURE AND HISTORY OF THE 18TH CENTURY.

; 99 Rating: % positive. The 14th and 15th centuries. A brief threat to English control of Ireland, made by Edward Bruce, brother of King Robert I of Scotland, ended when Bruce was killed in battle at Faughart near Dundalk (). English control was reasserted and strengthened by the creation of three new Anglo-Irish earldoms: Kildare, given to the head of the Leinster Fitzgeralds; Desmond, given to the head of the.

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One such peak for the English language was the Early Modern period of the 16th to 18th Century, a period sometimes referred to as the Golden Age of English Literature (other peaks include the Industrial Revolution of the late 18th and early 19th Century, and the computer and digital age of the late 20th Century, which is still continuing today).

English literature - English literature - Swift: Jonathan Swift, who also wrote verse of high quality throughout his career, like Gay favoured octosyllabic couplets and a close mimicry of the movement of colloquial speech.

His technical virtuosity allowed him to switch assuredly from poetry of great destructive force to the intricately textured humour of Verses on the Death of Dr.

Swift. Thus we find that the 15th century is a great era of preparation. H.S. Bennet writes, “the break up of the old memorial system, the decline of chivalry, the isolation caused by the hundred years war, the rise of middle class, the increasing ability to read and write English—things such as these helped to make the century a notable one, albeit puzzling, full of divided aims and lacking in.

The 17th century is a period, which many English historians and literary scholars prefer to any other. During most of it England had her own course both in her political and literary life.

After Queen Elizabeth's death James VI of Scotland became King James I of England in J Like Elizabeth he tried to rule without parliament as much as possible. The English novel: The most original novel of the 18th century, and one of the most chaotically endearing books of any age, is published from by a clergyman on the staff of the cathedral in York.

It is Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy.English literature and history from the 15th to the 18th century: comprising books, maunscripts, autograph letters & documents.

A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history. Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have.