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The politics of mirth

Jonson, Herrick, Milton, Marvell, and the defense of old holiday pastimes

by Leah S. Marcus

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Great Britain,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
    • Manners and customs in literature.,
    • Holidays in literature.,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Festivals -- England.,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1649.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeah S. Marcus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR429.M36 M37 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2714207M
      ISBN 100226504514
      LC Control Number86007133

      Edith Wharton (–) was an American novelist—the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Age of Innocence in —as well as a short story writer, playwright, designer, reporter, and into one of New York's elite families, she drew upon her knowledge of upper class aristocracy to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded Edition: Reissue. Book Reviews Fat, Gay, and Proud: Review of Fat Gay Men: Girth, Mirth, and the Politics of Stigma, by Jason Whitesel New York: New York University Press, Nathaniel Pyle Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA & Michael Loewy California School of Author: Nathaniel Pyle, Michael Loewy.

      between heaven and mirth Download between heaven and mirth or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get between heaven and mirth book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in . She enjoyed enormous success with The House of Mirth and the public clearly wanted more from her in this style. The novel's Naturalism and didactic purpose conformed to her own belief in the moral purpose of literature, so that Wharton's reading of politics, culture, and society led her to abandon modernistic experiment for ethical, rather than.

      “This is an admirably edited volume that includes a wide range of texts by Wharton and illuminating documents from the period. The editors set The House of Mirth in the context of European as well as American novelistic practices, greatly expanding our understanding of Wharton’s first major and arguably finest novel.” — Carol J. Singley, Rutgers University-Camden. Lawrence Selden, a bachelor lawyer, views the exquisitely beautiful Lily Bart, a socialite who is expected to inherit vast sums of money from her wealthy aunt, and who is further anticipated to marry a man of vast wealth.


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The House of Mirth Summary. Meet Miss Lily Bart. She's 29, beautiful, and poised to marry a rich, boring bachelor in New York in the late s. Lily's main candidate is Percy Gryce, millionaire and bore-extraordinaire. While staying with a rich couple, Judy and Gus Trenor, Lily gets a chance to spend some time with Percy.

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Despite affectionate in-group monikers for big gay men-chubs, bears, cubs-the anti-fat stigma that persists in American culture at large. Mirth, Wind, and Ire is a book of essays on the contemporary political and social scene—with a bit of humor thrown in.

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Mirth, Wind, and Ire is a book of essays on the contemporary social and political scene--with a bit of humor thrown in.

An easy read, using case studies, that is engaging yet challenging, the reader travels through five sections exploring: the world around us, religion, intergroup issues, topics from the international scene, and of course politics.5/5.

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