The Resource A travelling man : eighteenth-century bearings, Donald Davie ; edited with an introduction by Doreen Davie

A travelling man : eighteenth-century bearings, Donald Davie ; edited with an introduction by Doreen Davie

Label
A travelling man : eighteenth-century bearings
Title
A travelling man
Title remainder
eighteenth-century bearings
Statement of responsibility
Donald Davie ; edited with an introduction by Doreen Davie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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Davie, Donald
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Davie, Doreen
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  • English literature
  • Enlightenment
  • Eighteenth century
  • Great Britain
Label
A travelling man : eighteenth-century bearings, Donald Davie ; edited with an introduction by Doreen Davie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The fountain -- Introduction / by Doreen Davie -- Berkeley's style in 'Siris' -- Berkeley and 'Philosophic words' -- Irony and conciseness in Berkeley and in Swift -- Scientist; philosopher; poet -- Berkeley and the style of dialogue -- The language of science and the language of literature, 1700-1740 -- 'The deserted village' : poem as virtual history -- Dramatic poetry : Dryden's conversation-piece -- The critical principles of William Cowper -- Christopher Smart : some neglected poems -- Yeats, Berkeley and romanticism - Augustan lyric -- Trevenen -- Politics and literature : John Adams and Doctor Johnson -- Edward Taylor and Isaac Watts -- Old dissent, 1700-1740 -- Dissent and the Wesleyans, 1740-1800 -- Notes on Goldsmith's politics -- Goldsmith as monarchist -- Disaffection of the dissenters under George III
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 283 p.
Isbn
9781857546347
System control number
(OCoLC)51840228
Label
A travelling man : eighteenth-century bearings, Donald Davie ; edited with an introduction by Doreen Davie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The fountain -- Introduction / by Doreen Davie -- Berkeley's style in 'Siris' -- Berkeley and 'Philosophic words' -- Irony and conciseness in Berkeley and in Swift -- Scientist; philosopher; poet -- Berkeley and the style of dialogue -- The language of science and the language of literature, 1700-1740 -- 'The deserted village' : poem as virtual history -- Dramatic poetry : Dryden's conversation-piece -- The critical principles of William Cowper -- Christopher Smart : some neglected poems -- Yeats, Berkeley and romanticism - Augustan lyric -- Trevenen -- Politics and literature : John Adams and Doctor Johnson -- Edward Taylor and Isaac Watts -- Old dissent, 1700-1740 -- Dissent and the Wesleyans, 1740-1800 -- Notes on Goldsmith's politics -- Goldsmith as monarchist -- Disaffection of the dissenters under George III
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 283 p.
Isbn
9781857546347
System control number
(OCoLC)51840228

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