The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century

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The Pleasures of the Imagination examines the birth and development of English "high culture" in the eighteenth century. It charts the growth of a literary and artistic world fostered by publishers, theatrical and musical impresarios, picture dealers and auctioneers, and presented to th public in coffee-houses, concert halls, libraries, theatres and pleasure gardens. In 1660, there were few professional authors, musicians and painters, no public concert series, galleries, newspaper critics or reviews. By the dawn of the ...

The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415658850

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The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century 2013, Routledge, London

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The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century 1997, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

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The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century 1997, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

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