Atlantic Worlds in the Long Eighteenth Century

Seduction and Sentiment

  • Editors
  • Toni Bowers
  • Tita Chico

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction Atlantic Worlds in the Long Eighteenth Century: Seduction and Sentiment

  3. Scandal and the Fate of Dreams

  4. Acts of Belonging and Renunciation

  5. Bodies of Knowledge and Doubt

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 235-273

About this book


Innovative and multidisciplinary, this collection of essays marks out the future of Atlantic Studies, making visible the emphases and purposes now emerging within this vital comparative field. The contributors model new ways to understand the unexpected roles that seduction stories and sentimental narratives played for readers struggling to negotiate previously unimagined differences between and among people, institutions, and ideas.


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