The Resource Samuel Johnson and the making of modern England, Nicholas Hudson

Samuel Johnson and the making of modern England, Nicholas Hudson

Label
Samuel Johnson and the making of modern England
Title
Samuel Johnson and the making of modern England
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Hudson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Samuel Johnson and the Making of Modern England Nicholas Hudson argues that Johnson not only came to personify English cultural identity but did much to shape it. Hudson examines his contribution to the creation of the modern English identity, approaching Johnson's writing and conversation from scarcely explored directions of cultural criticism - class politics, feminism, party politics, the public sphere, nationalism, and imperialism. Hudson charts the career of an author who rose from obscurity to fame during precisely the period that England became the dominant force in the Western world. In exploring the relations between Johnson's career and the development of England's modern national identity, Hudson develops new and provocative arguments concerning both Johnson's literary achievement and the nature of English nationhood."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
  • 828/.609
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3533
LC item number
.H79 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Samuel Johnson and the making of modern England, Nicholas Hudson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-282) and index
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  • net
Contents
1. From "rank" to "class": the changing structures of social hierarchy -- 2. Constructing the middle-class woman -- 3. From "Broad-bottom" to "party": the rise of modern English politics -- 4. "The voice of the nation": the evolution of the "public" -- 5. The construction of English nationhood -- 6. The material and ideological development of the British Empire
Control code
000024545220
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 290 p.
Isbn
9780521831253
Lccn
2003046265
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25958136
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51983388
  • cbo0521831253

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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