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Cruelty and Laughter

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Informationen zum Autor Simon Dickie is associate professor of English at the University of Toronto. Klappentext Eighteenth-centur... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Simon Dickie is associate professor of English at the University of Toronto. Klappentext Eighteenth-century British culture is often seen as polite and sentimental - the product of an emerging middle class. This title uncovers a strain of cruelty coursing through the period that reminds us just how slowly ordinary sufferings became worthy of sympathy. It expands our understanding of many of the century's major authors. Zusammenfassung Eighteenth-century British culture is often seen as polite and sentimental - the product of an emerging middle class. This title uncovers a strain of cruelty coursing through the period that reminds us just how slowly ordinary sufferings became worthy of sympathy. It expands our understanding of many of the century's major authors.

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Simon Dickie is associate professor of English at the University of Toronto.



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Eighteenth-century British culture is often seen as polite and sentimental - the product of an emerging middle class. This title uncovers a strain of cruelty coursing through the period that reminds us just how slowly ordinary sufferings became worthy of sympathy. It expands our understanding of many of the century's major authors.

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Titre: Cruelty and Laughter
Sous-titre: Forgotten Comic Literature and the Unsentimental Eighteenth Century
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Code EAN: 9780226146188
ISBN: 978-0-226-14618-8
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: The University of Chicago Press
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 384
Poids: 662g
Taille: H166mm x B235mm x T27mm
Année: 2011