Sociable Criticism in England, 1625-1725
Sociable Criticism in England explores how from 1625 to 1725 cultural practices and discourses of sociability (rules for small-group discussion, friendship discourse, and patron-client relationships) determined the venues within which critical judgments were rendered, disseminated, and received. It establishes how individuals operating in small groups were authorized to circulate critical judgments and commentary, why certain modes of critical exchange were treated as beyond the ken of good social manners, and how such expectations were subverted or manipulated to avoid the imputation that individuals had violated the standards for offering public criticism. Philips, George Villiers, John Dryden, Lady Margaret Cavendish, John Dennis, and Joseph Addison, this study argues that seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century criticism could circulate either orally, in manuscript, or in print so long as it appeared to originate in interpersonal encounters considered appropriate to critical discussion.
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
Katherine Philips and Her Circle Coterie Critics
Front Matters Margaret Cavendishs Prefaces and the Margins of Sociable Criticism
Impudence and Polite Conversation Rules for Coterie Discussion and Drydens Essay of Dramatick Poesie
Performing Criticism Villierss The Rehearsal and the Discourse of Friendship
Friends in Christ and Denizens of the Stage Religious Reforms Challenge to Coterie Criticism
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
activity aims amendment appeared argued audience authors called Cambridge Cavendish censure Century character Charles circulation claims close collaborative commentary context conversation copies correct coterie Cotterell court Crites critical cultural Dennis dialogue direct directly discourse discussion Dryden early edition efforts England English Essay evaluation exchanges expectations expressed faults friends friendship George give hand Ibid included individuals interests John judge judgment later laws letters lines literary London Lord manuscript Margaret matter means meant methods nature never notes offered opinion Oxford patron performance Philips Philips's Philosophical play poem poet poetic poetry political position practice praise preface present production published readers reason reception referred reform regulation Rehearsal remarks reputation responses role rules satire seems sense social Society Spectator stage tion translation University Press verse views volume Wits writers written York