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Eighteenth-century letters and British culture

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Published by Palgrave Macmillian in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English letters -- History and criticism,
    • Letter writing -- 18th century,
    • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementClare Brant.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR915 .B73 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3430369M
      ISBN 10140399482X
      LC Control Number2005055289

      The British Society for Eighteenth-century Studies (BSECS) is an interdisciplinary scholarly society based in the United Kingdom which promotes the study of all aspects of 18th-century cultural history, literature, and culture. Its members are both academics and members of the public from all over the world with a diverse range of interests in the history, literature, art .


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