By Cynthia Sundberg Wall
In The Prose of Things, Wall analyzes literary works within the contexts of typical technology, client tradition, and philosophical swap to teach how and why the conception and illustration of house within the eighteenth-century novel and different prose narratives turned so textually obvious. Wall examines maps, medical guides, nation condominium courses, and public sale catalogs to spotlight the thickening descriptions of family interiors. contemplating the prose works of John Bunyan, Samuel Pepys, Aphra Behn, Daniel Defoe, Samuel Richardson, David Hume, Ann Radcliffe, and Sir Walter Scott, The Prose of Things is the 1st complete account of the historical shift within the paintings of describing.
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