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Corresponding forms: aspects of the eighteenth-century letter

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My thesis investigates the dialogic aspects and literary qualities ascribed to letters during the long eighteenth century. In part this involves documenting the correspondence between letters and other genres, such as the novel. Being in correspondence encouraged writers such as Burney and Johnson to express the relationship between sender and recipient in interesting ways. I posit that the letter offered a sophisticated means for writers, including those in Richardson's circle, to repr...

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University of Oxford
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Wolfson College
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HUMS
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English Faculty
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
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48548
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2015-10-30

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