The Converse of the Pen: Acts of Intimacy in the Eighteenth-Century Familiar Letter

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Though historians of English literature have long labeled the eighteenth century the golden age of letter writing, few have paid more than lip service to the unique epistolary craftsmanship of the period. Bruce Redford corrects this omission with the first sustained investigation of the eighteenth-century familiar letter as a literary form in its own right. His study supplies the reader with a critical approach and biographical perspective for appreciating the genre that defined an era. Redford examines six masters of the ...

The Converse of the Pen: Acts of Intimacy in the Eighteenth-Century Familiar Letter 1987, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226706795

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The Converse of the Pen: Acts of Intimacy in the Eighteenth-Century Familiar Letter 1986, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226706788

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