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Smallpox and the Literary Imagination, 1660-1820
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Correspondence with George Cheyne and Thomas Edwards
Samuel Richardson, David E Shuttleton, John A Dussinger
Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), among the most important and influential English novelists, was also a prolific letter writer. Beyond its extraordinary range, his correspondence holds special interest as that of a practising epistolary novelist, wh...
Women and Poetry, 1660-1750
Sarah Prescott, David E Shuttleton
This volume addresses the multiplicity of female poetic practice and the public image of the woman poet between the Restoration and mid-18th century and includes biographically informative accounts of individual poets.
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Review of the hardback: 'Smallpox and the Literary Imagination provides fascinating reading and ... it adds much to our knowledge of the social and political impact of this disease. I certainly gained much from reading this book and it deserves a wide readership. I recommend it to anyone with an interest in the history of disease in the early modern period.' Local Population Studies
Review of the hardback: '... Shuttleton's study leaves virtually no stone unturned ... A welcome contribution to the scholarly debate on smallpox, Shuttleton's study offers a well-rounded and illuminating analysis of the disease's semiotic underpinnings ...' Celeste Chamberland, Roosevelt University
'... important and impressive monograph ...' The Bibliographical Bulletin of the International Arthurian Society
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David E. Shuttleton is Lecturer in English at the University of Wales Aberystwyth.
Prologue; Introduction: imagining smallpox; Part I. Disease: 1. Contagion by conceit; 2. 'What odious change...?': smallpox autopathography; Part II. Death: 3. Smallpox elegy; 4. Sentimental smallpox; Part III. Disfigurement: 5. 'Beauty's enemy' and the disfigured woman; 6. 'Enamel'd not deform'd': manly disfigurements; Part IV. Prevention: 7. 'Beauty's triumph': inoculation; 8. 'Cow mania': vaccination, poetry, and politics; Epilogue; Appendix: smallpox in Georgian portraiture; Select bibliography; Index.