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The counterhuman imaginary : earthquakes, lapdogs, and traveling coinage in eighteenth-century literature

Title
The counterhuman imaginary : earthquakes, lapdogs, and traveling coinage in eighteenth-century literature / Laura Brown.
ISBN
9781501772573
1501772570
9781501772566
1501772562
9781501772559
1501772554
9781501773242
1501773240
Publication
Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2023.
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
1 online resource ( 146 pages) : illustrations
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Electronic reproduction. Berlin Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 24, 2023).
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Variant and related titles
Earthquakes, lapdogs, and traveling coinage in 18th-century literature
De Gruyter University Press eBook 2023.
Other formats
Print version: Brown, Laura, 1949- Counterhuman imaginary Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2023
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
December 04, 2023
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: the counterhuman imaginary
Species intimacies: lapdogs and banknotes
Active matter, vital force: Newton and Defoe
The uncreation of the human: Pope's Dunciad
"When time shall end": poetry of the Lisbon earthquake
Storms and torrents: Swift's "A city shower" and Defoe's The storm
Coda: just beyond.
Also listed under
Walter de Gruyter & Co. Cornell University Press Complete 2023.
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