Eighteenth-century Critical Essays, Volume 1
Cornell University Press, 1961 - Criticism - 1225 pages
A selection of representative writings in literary criticism and aesthetics by 40 critics.
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Joseph Addison 488
David Hume Il64
Sir Joshua Reynolds Il67
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