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Cynthia S Wall

The Prose of Things - Transformations of Description in the Eighteenth Century

Transformations of Description in the Eighteenth Century

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Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Illustrations
ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(6)
A History of Description, a Foundling
7(34)
Some Definitions of Description
11(4)
The Rhetorical History of Description
15(26)
Traveling Spaces
41(29)
Descriptions and Excavations: Stow to Strype
43(10)
Traveled Spaces: Ogilby, Bunyan
53(17)
Seeing Things
70(26)
Subspace and Surfaces: Hooke, Boyle, Swift
71(11)
Diaries and Descriptions: Pepys and Evelyn
82(6)
Collections and Lists: The Philosophical Transactions, Swift, Pope
88(8)
Writing Things
96(27)
Emblems: The Pilgrim`s Progress, Part II
97(11)
Things (1): Defoe
108(6)
Things (2): The Castle of Outranto
114(9)
Implied Spaces
123(26)
Spaces (1): Behn, Haywood, Aubin, Davys
125(12)
Spaces (2): Pamela, Clarissa
137(12)
Worlds of Goods
149(28)
Worlds of Goods
150(4)
Theories of Description
154(4)
Shopping and Advertising
158(8)
Auctions and Catalogs
166(11)
Arranging Things
177(24)
Furniture and Arrangements
179(10)
Domestic Tours
189(8)
Domestication
197(4)
The Foundling as Heir
201(30)
The Gothic: Reeve and Radcliffe
203(11)
Historical Novels: Scott
214(6)
Historiography: Hume and Gibbon
220(11)
Afterword: Humphry Repton 231(6)
Notes 237(32)
Bibliography 269(34)
Index 303
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Hardback
288 pagina's
Januari 2006
703 gram
229 x 159 x 32 mm
University of Chicago Press us


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