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Joseph Addison : an intellectual biography

Title
Joseph Addison : an intellectual biography / Dan Poston.
ISBN
9780813950396
0813950392
9780813950402
0813950406
9780813950419
Publication
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2023.
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
xvi, 360 pages ; 24 cm
Summary
"This book utilizes performance studies and a historicist approach to situate Addison within his intellectual moment and recuperate our understanding of why he was such an important Enlightenment figure"-- Provided by publisher.
Other formats
Online version: Poston, Dan, 1981- Joseph Addison Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2023
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 23, 2024
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Chronology of Addison's life in historical context
Addison the ancient author
Everyday prose after Newton
Slavery in Addison's discourse
Addison's theory of the imagination
Staging a shadow king : Addison's theatrical politics
Addison's Cato
Cato's coda : death after tragic fame.
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