Romantic sociability : social networks and literary culture in Britain, 1770-1840 / edited by Gillian Russell and Clara Tuite

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Subjects: English literature--18th century--History and criticism
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--18th century
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--19th century
Social networks--Great Britain--History--18th century
Social networks--Great Britain--History--19th century
Authors, English--Friends and associates
Romanticism--Great Britain
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: List of illustrations
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
1. Introducing Romantic sociability / Gillian Russell, Clara Tuite 1
2. Sociability and the international republican conversation / Margaret C. Jacob 24
3. 'Equality and No King': sociability and sedition: the case of John Frost / James Epstein 43
4. Amiable and radical sociability: Anna Barbauld's 'free familiar conversation' / Anne Janowitz 62
5. Firebrands, letters and flowers: Mrs Barbauld and the Priestleys / Deirdre Coleman 82
6. 'Reciprocal expressions of kindness': Robert Merry, Della Cruscanism and the limits of sociability / Jon Mee 104
7. Spouters or washerwomen: the sociability of Romantic lecturing / Gillian Russell 123
8. Hazlitt and the sociability of theatre / Julie A. Carlson 145
9. 'Obliged to make this sort of deposit of our minds': William Godwin and the sociable contract of writing / Judith Barbour 166
10. The Byronic woman: Anne Lister's style, sociability and sexuality / Clara Tuite 186
11. Counter publics: shopping and women's sociability / Deidre Shauna Lynch 211
Bibliography 237
Index 259
Additional Authors: Russell, Gillian
Tuite, Clara, 1964-
Notes: LCCN: 2001043955
ISBN: 0521770688
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-258) and index
Physical Description: xii, 267 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 48083817
ISBN/ISSN: 0521770688

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