The Complete Writings and Selected Correspondence of John Dickinson, Volume 3

During the years 1764 through 1766, John Dickinson became a leading figure in the Pennsylvania Assembly and in the growing American resistance to unjust British taxation. The documents in this volume show that, in both roles, he sought to protect the fundamental rights of ordinary Americans. In the 1764 Assembly, after working to punish those […]

Author:
John Dickinson
Editor(s):
Jane E. Calvert
Hardback ISBN:
9781644532720
Hardback Release:
February 2024
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Fictions of Pleasure: The Putain Memoirs of Prerevolutionary France

Out of the libertine literary tradition of eighteenth-century France emerged a dozen memoir novels unlike any others. The fictional narrators of these stories are female libertines who eagerly take up sex work as a means of escape from the patriarchal control of fathers and husbands to pursue pleasure, wealth, and personal independence outside the private, […]

Author:
Alistaire Tallent
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533246
Hardback Release:
December 2023
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533239
Paperback Release:
December 2023
Series:
Early Modern Feminisms

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A Genealogy of the Gentleman: Women Writers and Masculinity in the Eighteenth Century

A Genealogy of the Gentleman: Women Writers and Masculinity in the Eighteenth Century poses a direct challenge to Virginia Woolf’s claim, that “Women do not write books about men.” On the contrary, not only were women writers in the eighteenth century able and capable of writing about and for men (though of course not exclusively), […]

Author:
Mary Beth Harris
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533291
Hardback Release:
March 2024
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533284
Paperback Release:
March 2024
Series:
Early Modern Feminisms

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Literature and the Arts: Interdisciplinary Essays in Memory of James Anderson Winn

The ten essays in Literature and the Arts explore the intermedial plenitude of eighteenth-century English culture, honoring the memory of James Anderson Winn, whose work demonstrated how seeing that interplay of the arts and literature was essential to a full understanding of Restoration and eighteenth-century English culture. Scenery, machinery, music, dance, and texts transformed one […]

Editor(s):
Anna Battigelli
Contributor(s):
Anna Battigelli, Steven N Zwicker, Amanda Eubanks Winkler, Paul Hammond, Andrew Walkling, David Hopkins, Cedric D Reverand II, Paula R. Backscheider, Ellen T Harris, Peter Sabor, Melissa A Schoenberger
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533123
Hardback Release:
October 2023
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533116
Paperback Release:
October 2023

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Objects of Liberty: British Women Writers and Revolutionary Souvenirs

While souvenir collecting was a standard practice of privileged men on the eighteenth-century Grand Tour, women began to partake in this endeavor as political events in France heightened interest in travel to the Continent. Objects of Liberty: British Women Writers and Revolutionary Souvenirs explores the prevalence of souvenirs in British women’s writing during the French […]

Author:
Pamela Buck
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533338
Hardback Release:
March 2024
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533321
Paperback Release:
March 2024
Series:
Early Modern Feminisms

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Ordering Customs: Ethnographic Thought in Early Modern Venice

Ordering Customs explores how Renaissance Venetians sought to make sense of human difference in a period characterized by increasing global contact and a rapid acceleration of the circulation of information. Venice was at the center of both these developments. The book traces the emergence of a distinctive tradition of ethnographic writing that served as the basis […]

Author:
Kathryn Taylor
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533000
Hardback Release:
May 2023
Paperback ISBN:
9781644532997
Paperback Release:
May 2023
Series:
The Early Modern Exchange

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Redreaming the Renaissance: Essays on History and Literature in Honor of Guido Ruggiero

History and literature have often been considered different fields and only seldom have “talked” to one another. This collection of essays remedies that situation by building on the pathbreaking work of Guido Ruggiero. The rich textual world of the Italian Renaissance offers an excellent proving ground to explore the cross-fertilization between these two disciplines. Literature […]

Editor(s):
Mary Lindemann
Editor(s):
Deanna Shemek
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533376
Hardback Release:
May 2024
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533369
Paperback Release:
May 2024
Series:
The Early Modern Exchange

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The Theatre Couple in Early Modern Italy: Self-Fashioning and Mutual Marketing

Who were the first celebrity couples? How was their success forged? Which forces influenced their self-fashioning and marketing strategies? These questions are at the core of this study, which looks at the birth of a phenomenon, that of the couple in the show business, with a focus on the promotional strategies devised by two professional […]

Author:
Serena Laiena
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533161
Hardback Release:
December 2023
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533154
Paperback Release:
December 2023
Series:
Performing Celebrity

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The Visionary Queen: Justice, Reform, and the Labyrinth in Marguerite de Navarre

The Visionary Queen: Justice, Reform, and the Labyrinth in Marguerite de Navarre affirms Navarre’s status not only as a political figure, author, or proponent of non-schismatic reform, but also as a visionary. In her life and writings, the queen of Navarre dissected the injustices that her society and its institutions perpetuated against women. We also […]

Author:
Theresa Brock
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533277
Hardback Release:
October 2023
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533086
Paperback Release:
October 2023
Series:
Early Modern Feminisms

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Writing through Boyhood in the Long Eighteenth Century: Age, Gender, and Work

Writing through Boyhood in the Long Eighteenth Century explores how boyhood was constructed in different creative spaces that reflected the lived experience of young boys through the long eighteenth century—not simply in children’s literature but in novels, poetry, medical advice, criminal broadsides, and automaton exhibitions. The chapters encompass such rituals as breeching, learning to read […]

Author:
Chantel Lavoie
Hardback ISBN:
9781644533208
Hardback Release:
November 2023
Paperback ISBN:
9781644533192
Paperback Release:
November 2023

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