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The Rhetoric of Sensibility in Eighteenth-Century Culture


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Juli 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The Rhetoric of Sensibility in Eighteenth-Century Culture explores the eighteenth-century fascination with the human body as an eloquent, expressive object.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Introduction; 1. Spectacular passions: eighteenth-century oratory and the reform of eloquence; 2. Bodies on the borders of politeness: 'Orator Henley', Methodist enthusiasm and polite literature; 3. Thomas Sheridan: forging the British body; 4. The art of acting: mid-century stagecraft and the broadcast of feeling; 5. Polite reading: sentimental fiction and the performance of response; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.

Portrait

Paul Goring is Senior Lecturer in British Literature and Culture at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Pressestimmen

"An original, wide-ranging, and informative study." Choice "...distinguishes between polite bodily discourse and that of enthusisatic bodies...Mr. Goring's Epilogue examines Sterne's oratory and bodily expression in sermons and literature..." --Rebecca Shapiro, Westminister College, The Scriblerian
EAN: 9780521845090
ISBN: 0521845092
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2008
Seitenanzahl: 222 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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