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Tragedy in the eighteenth century is often said to have expired or been deflected into nondramatic forms like history and satire, and to have survived mainly as a "tragic sense" in writers like Samuel Johnson. Leopold Damrosch shows that many readers were still capable of an imaginative response to tragedy. In Johnson, however, moral and aesthetic assumptions limited his ability to appreciate or create tragedy, despite a deep understanding of human suffering. This limitation, Mr. Damrosch argues, derived partly from his Christian belief, and more largely from a view of reality that did not allow exclusive focus on its tragic aspects. The author discusses Irene, The vanity of Human Wishes, and Johnson's criticism of tragedy, particularly that of Shakespeare. A Final chapter places Johnson's view in the context of modern theories. Originally published in 1972. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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9780691062334 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 1, 1972, cover price $34.50 | About this edition: Tragedy in the eighteenth century is often said to have expired or been deflected into nondramatic forms like history and satire, and to have survived mainly as a "tragic sense" in writers like Samuel Johnson.

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9780023094286, titled "Information Systems Literacy and Software Productivity Tools: dBASE III Plus" | Macmillan Pub Co, January 1, 1991, cover price $14.00 | also contains Information Systems Literacy and Software Productivity Tools: dBASE III Plus

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An illustrated history of subsistence, sport, and commercial fishing in the fresh and salt waters of North America, surveying techniques, methods, and equipment from pre-colonial times to the present

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9780030141867 | Holt Rinehart & Winston, October 1, 1977, cover price $9.98 | also contains Cutting Edges: Postmodern Critical Essays on Eighteenth-Century Satire | About this edition: An illustrated history of subsistence, sport, and commercial fishing in the fresh and salt waters of North America, surveying techniques, methods, and equipment from pre-colonial times to the present

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9780841907232 | Holmes & Meier Pub, October 1, 1981, cover price $37.50

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9780841907249 | Holmes & Meier Pub, October 1, 1981, cover price $19.50

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9780023094286 | Macmillan Pub Co, January 1, 1991, cover price $14.00 | also contains Samuel Johnson and the Tragic Sense.
9780023094286 | Macmillan Pub Co, January 1, 1991, cover price $14.00 | also contains Samuel Johnson and the Tragic Sense.

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9780023156618 | 2nd edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1995), cover price $68.80 | also contains Augustus Caesar in "Augustan" England: The Decline of a Classical Norm
9780023156618 | 2nd edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1995), cover price $68.80 | also contains Augustus Caesar in "Augustan" England: The Decline of a Classical Norm
9780675211437 | Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Pub Co, February 1, 1991, cover price $46.00

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An illustrated history of subsistence, sport, and commercial fishing in the fresh and salt waters of North America, surveying techniques, methods, and equipment from pre-colonial times to the present
By James E. Gill (editor)

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9780870498923 | Univ of Tennessee Pr, December 1, 1995, cover price $40.00
9780030141867, titled "Fishing in America" | Holt Rinehart & Winston, October 1, 1977, cover price $9.98 | also contains Fishing in America | About this edition: An illustrated history of subsistence, sport, and commercial fishing in the fresh and salt waters of North America, surveying techniques, methods, and equipment from pre-colonial times to the present

The controversial Espiscopal bishop of Newark shows how the Gospel stories--a collection of Jewish midrashic tales--have been misinterpreted for centuries as accounts of actual events because of an ignorance of the Jewish foundation behind the texts. Reprint. AB. NYT.

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9780060675578 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, December 1, 1997), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The controversial Episcopal bishop shows how the Gospel stories have been misinterpreted for centuries as accounts of actual events, due to an ignorance of the Jewish foundation behind the texts
9780060675349 | Harper San Francisco, June 1, 1996, cover price $25.01 | also contains Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688-1804 | About this edition: The controversial Episcopal bishop shows how the Gospel stories have been misinterpreted for centuries as accounts of actual events, due to an ignorance of the Jewish foundation behind the texts

The controversial Episcopal bishop shows how the Gospel stories have been misinterpreted for centuries as accounts of actual events, due to an ignorance of the Jewish foundation behind the texts
By Fredric Jameson (editor)

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9780060675349, titled "Liberating the Gospels: Reading the Bible With Jewish Eyes : Freeing Jesus from 2,000 Years of Misunderstanding" | Harper San Francisco, June 1, 1996, cover price $25.01 | also contains Liberating the Gospels: Reading the Bible With Jewish Eyes : Freeing Jesus from 2,000 Years of Misunderstanding | About this edition: The controversial Episcopal bishop shows how the Gospel stories have been misinterpreted for centuries as accounts of actual events, due to an ignorance of the Jewish foundation behind the texts

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Product Description: Britain's Bloodless Revolutions explores the relationship of the emerging category of Literature to the emerging threat of popular violence between the Bloodless Revolution and the Romantic turn from revolution to reform. The book argues that at a time when the political nature of the Bloodless Revolution became a subject of debate - in the period defined by France's famously bloody revolution - 'Literature' emerged as a kind of political institution and constituted a bloodless revolution in its own right...read more

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9781403941077 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 21, 2005, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Britain's Bloodless Revolutions explores the relationship of the emerging category of Literature to the emerging threat of popular violence between the Bloodless Revolution and the Romantic turn from revolution to reform.

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9781137018670 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 21, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Britain's Bloodless Revolutions explores the relationship of the emerging category of Literature to the emerging threat of popular violence between the Bloodless Revolution and the Romantic turn from revolution to reform.

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9780814291290 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, April 22, 2007), cover price $14.95
9780127812403, titled "Mitosis Cytokinesis" | Academic Pr, January 1, 1982, cover price $65.00 | also contains Mitosis Cytokinesis

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Product Description: The queer man’s mode of embodiment—his gestural and vocal style, his posture and gait, his occupation of space—remembers a political history. To gesture with the elbow held close to the body, to affect a courtly lisp, or to set an arm akimbo with the hand turned back on the hip is to cite a history in which the sovereign body became the effeminate and sodomitical and, finally, the homosexual body...read more

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9780299226206 | 1 edition (Univ of Wisconsin Pr, August 5, 2008), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The queer man’s mode of embodiment—his gestural and vocal style, his posture and gait, his occupation of space—remembers a political history.

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Product Description: As the greatest satirist in the English language, Jonathan Swift was both admired and feared in his own time for the power of his writing, and hugely influential on writers who followed him. Swift transformed models such as utopian writing, political pamphleteering and social critique with his dark and uncompromising vision of the human condition, deepening the outlook of contemporaries such as Alexander Pope, and leaving a legacy of Swiftian satire in the work of Hogarth, Fielding, Austen and Beckett, among others...read more
By Nicholas Hudson (editor) and Aaron Santesso (editor)

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9780521879552 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 30, 2008), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: As the greatest satirist in the English language, Jonathan Swift was both admired and feared in his own time for the power of his writing, and hugely influential on writers who followed him.

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9780521188678 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 3, 2011), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: As the greatest satirist in the English language, Jonathan Swift was both admired and feared in his own time for the power of his writing, and hugely influential on writers who followed him.

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Product Description: Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. In this volume, leading scholars assess the contribution of Alexander Pope, John Dryden, Samuel Johnson and Edmond Malone to the afterlife and reception of Shakespeare and his plays...read more
By Claude Rawson (editor)

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9780826420862 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 3, 2010, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally.

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9780754668398 | Ashgate Pub Co, June 1, 2010, cover price $149.95

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9781409404392 | Ashgate Pub Co, January 7, 2010, cover price $99.95

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Product Description: The essays in this collection range across literature, aesthetics, music and art, and explore such themes as: the dynamics of change in eighteenth-century aesthetics; time, modernity and the picturesque; the function of graphic ornaments in eighteenth-century texts; imaginary voyages as a literary genre; the genesis of children's literature; the Italian opera and musical theory in Burney's novels; Italian and British art theories; and, patterns of cultural transfers and of book circulation between Britain and Italy in the eighteenth century...read more
By Frank O'Gorman (editor)

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9781443819732 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, May 1, 2010, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: The essays in this collection range across literature, aesthetics, music and art, and explore such themes as: the dynamics of change in eighteenth-century aesthetics; time, modernity and the picturesque; the function of graphic ornaments in eighteenth-century texts; imaginary voyages as a literary genre; the genesis of children's literature; the Italian opera and musical theory in Burney's novels; Italian and British art theories; and, patterns of cultural transfers and of book circulation between Britain and Italy in the eighteenth century.

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Product Description: In Mercenaries in British and American Literature, 1790-1830, Erik Simpson proposes the mercenary as a meeting point of psychological, national, and ideological issues that connected the severed nations of Britain and America following the American Revolution...read more

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9780748636440 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, July 1, 2010, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: In Mercenaries in British and American Literature, 1790-1830, Erik Simpson proposes the mercenary as a meeting point of psychological, national, and ideological issues that connected the severed nations of Britain and America following the American Revolution.

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9781403948892 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, October 12, 2010), cover price $36.00

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Product Description: "Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature" explores the prevalence of anamorphic perspective in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in England. Jen Boyle investigates how anamorphic media flourished in early modern England as an interactive technology and mode of affect in public interactive art, city and garden design, and as a theory and figure in literature, political theory and natural and experimental philosophy...read more

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9781409400691 | Ashgate Pub Co, November 30, 2010, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: "Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature" explores the prevalence of anamorphic perspective in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in England.

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Product Description: The figure of the grateful slave, devoted to his or her master in thanks for kind treatment, is ubiquitous in eighteenth-century writing from Daniel Defoe's Colonel Jack (1722) to Maria Edgeworth's 'The Grateful Negro' (1804). Yet this important trope, linked with discourses that tried to justify racial oppression, slavery and colonialism, has been overlooked in eighteenth-century literary research...read more

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9780521885713, titled "The Grateful Slave: The Emergence of Race in Eighteenth-Century British and American Culture" | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2008, cover price $99.99

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9780521188661, titled "The Grateful Slave: The Emergence of Race in Eighteenth-Century British and American Culture" | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 26, 2012), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The figure of the grateful slave, devoted to his or her master in thanks for kind treatment, is ubiquitous in eighteenth-century writing from Daniel Defoe's Colonel Jack (1722) to Maria Edgeworth's 'The Grateful Negro' (1804).

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Product Description: First published in 1970, this selection of Fielding’s criticism is an important contribution to our understanding of Fielding and his age. It directs considerable light upon Fielding’s own critical views, with regard both to his own works and to eighteenth century life and literature at large...read more

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9780415616140 | Routledge, March 22, 2011, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: First published in 1970, this selection of Fielding’s criticism is an important contribution to our understanding of Fielding and his age.

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9780415617048 | 1 edition (Routledge, August 1, 2012), cover price $48.95 | About this edition: First published in 1970, this selection of Fielding’s criticism is an important contribution to our understanding of Fielding and his age.

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Product Description: The debate over extending full civil rights to British and Irish Catholics not only preoccupied British politics but also informed the romantic period's most prominent literary works. This book offers the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary study of Catholic Emancipation, one of the romantic period's most contentious issues...read more

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9780230279513 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2010, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: The debate over extending full civil rights to British and Irish Catholics not only preoccupied British politics but also informed the romantic period's most prominent literary works.

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