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The poems of Lucius Cary, Lord Falkland
Lucius Cary, second viscount Falkland, has claimed the regard of historians. His poetry, however, has had little currency since his lifetime. While only eight poems have been collected previously in one edition, fifteen ...
The philosopher's seduction: Hume's essays and gender
The Philosopher's Seduction documents the experience of a non-professional-philosopher-female reader's encounter with a father of modern philosophy. I review and analyze the critical history of David Hume's "literary" ...
"The projecting species": Reading Swift's critique of the scientific project in Book 3 of "Gulliver's Travels"
Book 3 of Jonathan Swift's Travels into the Remote Nations of the World offers a thorough critique of the eighteenth-century scientific world--a world marked by systematization, theoretical speculation, stories of "progress," ...