The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660-1800

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Susan Whyman draws on a hidden world of previously unknown letter writers to explore bold new ideas about the history of writing, reading, and the novel. Capturing actual dialogues of people discussing subjects as diverse as marriage, poverty, poetry, and the emotional lives of servants, The Pen and the People will be enjoyed by everyone interested in history, literature, and the intimate experiences of ordinary people. Based on over sixty previously unknown collections of family papers, it tells the stories of workers and ...

The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660-1800 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199602186

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