Literary Salons Across Britain and Ireland in the Long Eighteenth Century

  • Amy Prendergast

About this book


The eighteenth-century salon played an important role in shaping literary culture, while both creating and sustaining transnational intellectual networks. Focusing on archival materials, this book is the first detailed examination of the literary salon in Ireland, considered in the wider contexts of contemporary salon culture in Britain and France.


Eighteenth-century literature literary networks salons material culture cultural history women's writing social history literary patronage antiquarianism Dublin London Bluestockings culture English literature Great Britain history of literature

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  • Amy Prendergast
    • 1
  1. 1.Trinity College DublinIreland

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