Masquerade and Civilization

Masquerade and Civilization

The Carnivalesque in Eighteenth-century English Culture and Fiction

Book - 1986
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" A wealth of historical detail about the masquerade in 18th-century life and literature and a stimulating interpretation of what its prominence in that period reveals about the nature of identity and narrative. . . . An important contribution to literary criticism and to the history of leisure, this book will confirm Castle' s place among the major influences on the most exciting current scholarship in 18th century literature and gender studies." -- Philological Quarterly
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1986
ISBN: 9780804713139
Branch Call Number: PR858.M37 C36 1986
Characteristics: x, 395 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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