Common Sense in Early 18th-Century British Literature and Culture

Common Sense in Early 18th-Century British Literature and Culture

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In a time of political, epistemic and aesthetic revolutions, early 18th-century Britain saw the emergence of a public discourse of a€˜common sensea€™ which had a lasting influence on clichAcd concepts of cultural identity. By retracing the compensatory impulses of common sense discourse and highlighting the role of literary texts in its formation and dissemination, this study challenges the received view of Augustan England as a mere Age of Reason.Popea#39;s implicit canonization of common sense in An Essay on Man must be viewed as a major factor in the shaping of common sense discourse in the 1730s, not because the poem provided it with original or ingenuously new concepts and anbsp;...


Title:Common Sense in Early 18th-Century British Literature and Culture
Author: Christoph Henke
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG - 2014-10-14
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