Christopher Smart and Satire: 'Mary Midnight' and the Midwife

Sampul Depan
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - 231 halaman
Min Wild explores the lively and idiosyncratic world of satire in the 18th-century periodical, focusing on the way that writers adopted personae to engage with debates taking place during the British Enlightenment. She takes Christopher Smart's underexplored 'Midwife' as her primary source.

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Introduction
1
Personal Identity and Personae in the EighteenthCentury Periodical
15
The Jakes of Genius The Nature of the Midwife
43
A Terrible Old Lady The Persona of Mary Midnight
73
A Perfect Swiss in Writing Literature and Authorship in the Midwife
103
Inwardly Working a Stirre to the Mynde Political Satire in the Midwife
133
The Kind Juggler Social Satire and Enlightenment in the Midwife
165
Appendix 1
197
Appendix 2
199
Bibliography
203
Index
219
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Min Wild is based in the Department of Humanities at the University of Exeter, UK.

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