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Sentiment and Sociability

The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century (Clarendon Paperbacks)

by John Mullan

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7396363M
ISBN 100198122527
ISBN 109780198122524

  In Making Love: Sentiment and Sexuality in Eighteenth-Century British Literature, Paul Kelleher revises the history of sexuality from the vantage point of the literary history of sentimentalism. Kelleher demonstrates how eighteenth-century British philosophers, essayists, and novelists fundamentally reconceived the relations among sentiment Author: Paul Kelleher. Sentiment and sociability: the language of feeling in the eighteenth century. [John Mullan] -- The rise of the novel in the midth century was also the rise of sentimentalism. This study explores the attitudes which led novelists to associate virtuous feeling with disabling suffering.

The Cambridge History of the English Novel chronicles an ever-changing and developing body of fiction across three centuries. An interwoven narrative of the novel's progress unfolds in more than fifty chapters, charting continuities and innovations of structure, tracing lines of influence in terms of themes and techniques, and showing how greater and lesser authors shape the genre. John Mullan is a Professor of English at University College London. He was General Editor of the Pickering & Chatto series Lives of the Great Romantics by Their Contemporaries, and Associate Editor for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography/5.

Sentimentalism is a practice of being sentimental, and thus tending toward basing actions and reactions upon emotions and feelings, in preference [citation needed] to reason.. As a literary mode, sentimentalism has been a recurring aspect of world entalism includes a variety of aspects in literature, such as sentimental poetry, the sentimental novel, and the . Sentiment and Sociability - The language of feeling in the eighteenth centuryJohn MullanOxford: Clarendon Press. Reprint of first paperback edition, pp Very good condition. Corners a little bent and frayed, a few light dints to the edges.


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Each relied on a language of feeling to represent social bonds they considered necessary, discovering, through their writing, a sociability dependent on the communication of passions and sentiments.

This discovery, Mullan argues, played a critical role in the development of the eighteenth-century fiction now called by: Sentiment Sentiment and Sociability book Sociability book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This study examines the autobiographical writing of Samuel Richa 4/5(4).

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Mullan, John, Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, Orton, Job, Memoirs of the Life, Character and Writings of the Late Reverend Philip Doddridge, Salop,   Sentiment and Sociability by John Mullan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(4).

Sentiment and sociability: the language of feeling in the eighteenth century. The Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novel - Google Books Result With the rise of theFile Size: 9KB. Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, viii + pp. $ This book illustrates Umberto Eco's observation that there is no such thing as a text perfectly closed to open-ended readings, for even formulaic sentimental texts, under Mullan's gaze, yield a multiplicity of.

This book describes that legitimation and looks beyond novels in an attempt to understand sentimentalism as the expression of a culture's anxiety about the nature of social relations. A language of feeling is shown to be the resource of philosophers like David Hume and Adam Smith, as much as novelists like Richardson and : John Mullan.

Book Description: Enlightened Sentiments reassesses the Enlightenment's liberal legacies by revisiting the wide-ranging development of eighteenth-century letters known as "sentimentalism." Nazar argues that the recent retrieval of sentimentalism as a predominantly affective culture of sensibility elides its critical motif of moral and aesthetic.

This study of sensibility in the eighteenth-century English novel discusses literary representations of suffering and responses to it in the social and scientific context of the period. The reader of novels shares with more scientific observers the activity of gazing on suffering, leading Ann Van Sant to explore the coincidence between the rhetoric of pathos and scientific presentation as.

Each relied on a language of feeling to represent social bonds they considered necessary, discovering, through their writing, a sociability dependent on the communication of passions and sentiments. This discovery, Mullan argues, played a critical role in the development of the eighteenth-century fiction now called sentimental.

This book describes that legitimation, yet it looks beyond the narrowly literary to the lives and expressed philosophies of some of the major writers of the age, showing the language of feeling to be a resource of philosophers like David Hume and Adam Smith, as much as novelists like Samuel Richardson and Laurence Sterne.

My recent book, Epistemology of the Closet (Berkeley, ) makes this argument at length in relation to the late nineteenth-century crisis of male homo/heterosexual definition. See John Mullan, Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century (New York, ), esp.

Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century (Clarendon Paperbacks) Paperback – 8 Nov byAuthor: John Mullan. Each relied on a language of feeling to represent social bonds they considered necessary, discovering, through their writing, a sociability dependent on the communication of passions and sentiments.

This discovery, Mullan argues, played a critical role in the development of the 18th-century fiction now called "sentimental." From inside the book. Download Citation | Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century | With the rise of the novel in the midth century.

Sentiment and sociability: the language of feeling in the eighteenth century. John Mullan. a sociability dependent on the communication of passions and sentiments. This discovery, Mullan argues, played a critical role in the development of the 18th-century fiction now called "sentimental." Dall'interno del libro.

The philosophical project of theorizing sociability, that which sympathy makes possible, is not an isolated one. The universality of social understanding which Hume's philosophy of ‘human nature’ proposes is precisely what is questioned (and typically rejected) in the novel of sentiment.

The Eighteenth Century Mullan's book is an original and important contribution to the history of ideas. It offers brilliant and convincing reinterpretations kof Clarissa adn Tristam Shandy. Bloggat om Sentiment and Sociability.

Buy Sentiment and Sociability by John Mullan from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:. In his proposal of the Öffentlichkeit, the bourgeois public sphere, Jürgen Habermas drew attention to the homosocial fraternal paradigm of sociability, and since then several works have sought to explore the continuity of Enlightenment sociability and sentiment in a wider variety of settings.

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Requesting. John Mullan, Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century, Oxford (Online), ISBN: Mullan's book is an original and important contribution to the history of ideas. It offers brilliant and convincing reinterpretations kof Clarissa adn Tristam Shandy.

* The Eighteenth Century * 'absorbing study'English Studes `Mullan's study is a valuable, sustained, and richly suggestive meditation on the essential ambiguity of the language of feeling.