Literature and society in eighteenth-century England, 1650-1820

by W. A. Speck

Publisher: Longman in London, New York

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  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Social problems in literature,
  • England -- Social conditions -- 18th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementW.A. Speck.
SeriesThemes in British social history
LC ClassificationsPR448.S64 S65 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL695535M
ISBN 100582103169, 0582103150
LC Control Number97042979

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