Mind, Body, Motion, Matter
by Mary Helen McMurran, Alison Conway
Publisher: University of Toronto Press 2016
Number of pages: 304
'Mind, Body, Motion, Matter' investigates the relationship between the eighteenth century's two predominant approaches to the natural world -- mechanistic materialism and vitalism -- in the works of leading British and French writers such as Daniel Defoe, William Hogarth, Laurence Sterne, the third Earl of Shaftesbury and Denis Diderot.
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by George Clack - America.gov
This volume presents 15 essays by a diverse group of contemporary American writers, poets, essayists, and intellectuals, on how being an American has affected their decision to write and what they have written during successful careers.
by Andrew Lang
In this epistolary work, Lang has presented spoof letters that he wrote to various deceased authors. While he generously praises them for their genius and manner of expression, he also addresses the shortcomings of some of these authors.
by Andrew Lang - Longmans, Green, and co.
The theory that Francis Bacon was the author of Shakespeare's plays, has now been for fifty years before the learned world. Its advocates met with less support than they had reason to expect. The Baconian theory is universally rejected in England.
by Jerrold E. Hogle - University of Maryland
This collection focuses on the nightmarish sleep into which Victor Frankenstein falls after seeing his creature take its first breaths in Mary Shelley's novel of 1818. These essays deal with several rarely explored aspects of Frankenstein's dream.