18th Century


New Releases Tagged "18th Century"

Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8)
Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8)
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America
This Dark Endeavor (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, #1)
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy (Bloody Jack, #1)
Sharpe's Tiger (Sharpe, #1)
The Stockholm Octavo
The Scent of Jasmine (Edilean, #5)
An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7)
The Winter Sea (Slains, #1)
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
My Name Is Resolute
The Rose Garden

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  • The Thief-Taker Hangings by Aaron Skirboll
    The Thief-Taker Hangings: How Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard Captivated London and Created the Celebrity Criminal
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    Release date: Sep 02, 2014
    After the Glorious Revolution, a not so glorious age of lawlessness befell England. Crime ran rampant, and highwaymen, thieves, and prostitutes ruled…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 17 - Aug 04, 2014
    15 copies available, 330 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Candide
    Robinson Crusoe
    Gulliver's Travels
    Moll Flanders
    The Castle of Otranto
    The Sorrows of Young Werther
    The Monk
    Evelina
    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
    The Mysteries of Udolpho
    Les Liaisons Dangereuses
    Pamela. Or, Virtue Rewarded
    Outlander (Outlander, #1)
    Fanny Hill, or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
    The Winter Sea by Susanna KearsleyOutlander by Diana GabaldonAn Appetite for Violets by Martine BaileyA Factory of Cunning by Philippa StockleySlammerkin by Emma Donoghue
    18th Century Historical Fiction
    13 books — 4 voters
    Johnny Tremain by Esther ForbesMy Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln CollierRise to Rebellion by Jeff ShaaraThe Turncoat by Donna ThorlandChains by Laurie Halse Anderson
    American Revolutionary War Fiction
    75 books — 110 voters

    Plague of Angels by John Patrick KennedyThe Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheDie Räuber by Friedrich SchillerLove and Intrigue by Friedrich SchillerGötz von Berlichingen by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Sturm und Drang
    36 books — 18 voters
    Emma by Jane AustenMansfield Park by Jane AustenDon Juan by George Gordon ByronA Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary WollstonecraftPersuasion by Jane Austen
    Romantic List
    86 books — 9 voters

    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Odyssey by HomerHamlet by William ShakespeareMacbeth by William Shakespeare
    Best Books From Before 1950
    414 books — 70 voters


    Terry Eagleton
    When they first emerged in their present shape around the turn of the 18th century, the so-called humane disciplines had a crucial social role. It was to foster and protect the kind of values for which a philistine social order had precious little time. The modern humanities and industrial capitalism were more or less twinned at birth. To preserve a set of values and ideas under siege, you needed among other things institutions known as universities set somewhat apart from everyday social life....more
    Terry Eagleton

    Tobias Smollett
    I can't help suspecting, that there is, or may be some regurgitation from the bath into the cistern of the pump. In that case, what a felicate beveridge is quaffed by the drinkers; medicated with the sweat and the dirt, and dandriff; and the abominable of various kinds, from twenty different diseased bodies, parboiling in the kettle below.
    Tobias Smollett, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

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