Monstrous Dreams of Reason: Body, Self, and Other in the Enlightenment (The Bucknell Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture)

Rosenthal, Laura J.

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Synopsis: This collection of twelve previously unpublished essays explores the conflicts sparked by the extraordinary range of new ideas and material possibilities in the eighteenth-century British Empire, reading the Enlightenment less as a set of axioms than as a variety of cultural and ideological formations. The essays demonstrate how profoundly eighteenth-century formulations of gender, race, class, and sexuality have, through their challenges to a less empirical, rational, and universalizing past, set the terms for debates in the centuries that followed. They explore a wide range of texts, from Georgic poetry to crime stories, from illness narratives to travel journals, from theatrical performances to medical discourse, and from political treatises to the novel.

About the Author: Mita Choudhury teaches in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Co-editor of a collection of essays entitled Monstrous Dreams of Reason: Body, Self, and Other (forthcoming from Bucknell) she has published articles and reviews on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century British theater and performance that have appeared in Theatre History Studies, Theatre Journal, TDR, and Studia Neophilologica.Laura J. Rosenthal is Associate Professor of English at Florida State University. She is the author of Playwrights and Plagiarists in Early Modern England: Gender, Authorship, Literary Property (Cornell, 1996).

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