This engaging book introduces new readers of eighteenth-century texts to some of the major works, authors, and debates of a key period of literary history. Rather than simply providing a chronological survey of the era, this book analyzes the impact of significant cultural developments on…
Table of contents
1. An Extraordinary Event in 1732
2. ‘Querelle des femmes’ and Debates on the ‘Woman Question’
3. Women in Science and Medicine in Europe Prior to the Eighteenth Century
4. Laura Bassi: Her Education and Her Marriage
The Handbook to Romanticism Studies is an accessible and indispensible resource providing students and scholars with a rich array of historical and up-to-date critical and theoretical contexts for the study of Romanticism.
Focuses on British Romanticism…
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This Companion contains 31 essays by leading international scholars to provide an overview of the key debates on eighteenth-century Europe.
Examines the social, intellectual, economic, cultural, and political changes that took place throughout eighteenth-century Europe
Focuses on Europe while placing it…
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The Reformation Movement in Germany provides readers with a strong narrative overview of the most recent work on the Reformation in the German lands.
This book challenges the reputation of the Spanish Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repressionand looks at its wider role as an educative force in society.
A reassessment of the history of the Spanish Inquisition.…
This reader brings together original and influential recent work in the field of early modern European history.
Provides a thought-provoking overview of current thinking on this period. Key themes include evolving early-modern identities; changes in…
This book brings together eight of the most influential recent articles on Oliver Cromwell and the Interregnum.
Brings together seminal articles on Oliver Cromwell and the Interregnum. Illuminates the personality of Cromwell and his achievements.…