The Age of Subtlety: Nature and Rhetorical Conceits in Early Modern Europe

A craze for intricate metaphors, referred to as conceits, permeated all forms of communication in seventeenth-century Italy and Spain. Conceits reshaped reality in highly creative ways, enabling orators, preachers, and poets to make a display of ingenuity. The Age of Subtlety situates itself at the crossroads of rhetoric, poetics, and the history of science. It […]

Author:
Javier PatiƱo Loira
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533451
Hardback Release:
June 2024
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533444
Paperback Release:
June 2024
Series:
The Early Modern Exchange

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Feminist Comedy: Women Playwrights of London

Feminist Comedy: Women Playwrights of London identifies the eighteenth-century comedic stage as a key site of feminist critique, practice, and experimentation. While the history of feminism and comedy is undeniably vexed, by focusing on five women playwrights of the latter half of the eighteenth century–Catherine Clive, Frances Brooke, Frances Burney, Hannah Cowley, and Elizabeth Inchbald–this […]

Author:
Willow White
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533413
Hardback Release:
June 2024
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533406
Paperback Release:
June 2024
Series:
Early Modern Feminisms

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Honest John Williams: U.S. Senator from Delaware

John Williams was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1946, defeating incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator James M. Tunnell. Honest John Williams: U.S. Senator from Delaware examines the political career of Williams, a political novice who established himself as an staunch advocate for fiscal probity and integrity in government during four successive terms in the U.S. […]

Author:
Carol E. Hoffecker
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533536
Paperback Release:
June 2024
Series:
Cultural Studies of Delaware and the Eastern Shore

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Unsettling Sexuality: Queer Horizons in the Long Eighteenth Century

Unsettling Sexuality: Queer Horizons in the Long Eighteenth Century challenges the traditional ways that scholarship has approached sexuality, gender nonconformity, and sex (as well as its absence) in the long eighteenth century. Drawing from recent and emerging criticisms in Middle-Eastern and Asian studies, Black studies, and Native American and Indigenous studies, the collected authors perform […]

Editor(s):
Jeremy Chow
Editor(s):
Shelby Johnson
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533499
Hardback Release:
October 2024
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533482
Paperback Release:
October 2024

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