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- DescriptionVolume 42 explores material culture, the visual arts, literature, opera, and the stage during the long eighteenth century in France, Britain, the Americas, and China. These essays examine encounters between Europe and the Americas, the Orient and the Occident, as well as the challenges of translation. Several authors analyze the role of gender in literature and life, exploring themes of intimacy, interiority, authority, and kwledge. Table of Contents: Christopher M. S. Johns, Erotic Spirituality and the Catholic Revival in Napoleonic Paris: The Curious History of Antonio Cava's Penitent Magdalene ; Jeffrey M. Leichman, Beaumarchais' Revolution: Genre, Politics, and Theatricality in La Mere coupable ; Ed Goehring, The Jesuit and the Libertine: Some early reception of Mozart's Don Giovanni ; Kristina Kleutghen, Staging Europe: Theatricality and Painting at the Chinese Imperial Court ; Ana Elena Gonzalez Trevi, 'Kings and their crowns': signs of monarchy and the spectacle of New World otherness in heroic drama and public pageantry ; Annie Smart, Re-Reading Nature and Exoticism in Chateaubriand's Voyage en Amerique: A Case for the Biophilia Effect ; Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell, Beauty and the Beast: Animals in the Visual and Material Culture of the Toilette ; Hector Reyes, Drawing and History in the Comte de Caylus' Recueil d'antiquites . Laura Miller, Publishers and Gendered Readership in English-Language Editions of Il Newtonianismo per le Dame ; Heidi Bostic, Graffigny's Self, Graffigny's Friend: Intimate Sharing in the Correspondance 1750-52 ; Julie Park, The Poetics of Enclosure in Sense and Sensibility ; Caroline Austin Bolt, Mediating Happiness: Performances of Jane Austen's Narrators ; Kate C. Hamilton, She 'Came up Stairs into the World:' Elizabeth Barry and Restoration Celebrity .
- Author BiographyLisa Forman Cody is an associate professor of history at Claremont McKenna College. She is the author of Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britons.
- PublisherJohns Hopkins University Press
- Date of Publication17/05/2013
- SubjectHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationBaltimore, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohns Hopkins University Press
- Content Note12, 12 figures
- Weight590 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine0 mm
- Edited byDr. Lisa Forman Cody
- Interest AgeFrom 17
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