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Title Michael Faraday's mental exercises : an artisan essay-circle in Regency London / edited by Alice Jenkins.

Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2008.

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 UniM Bail  808.0665 MICH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 250 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Liverpool English texts and studies ; 51.
Liverpool English texts and studies ; 51.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Faraday and style 1 -- Organizing the essay-circle 7 -- Writing the Mental Exercises 18 -- Reading in the Mental Exercises 29 -- Note on editorial policy 37 -- Part 1 'Mental Exercises' -- List of Members and Scribes' Rota 39 -- Members' Agreement 40 -- On Study 41 -- On Honour 46 -- On Argument 49 -- On Imagination and Judgement 51 -- Hope 56 -- On General Character 59 -- On the Pleasures and Uses of the Imagination 62 -- On Politeness 68 -- Agis 74 -- Charms of Sleep 75 -- Friendship & Charity 77 -- An Ode to the PASS 82 -- Garreteer's Epistle 88 -- A Mathematical Love Letter 89 -- On seeing a Rose in the Possession of a Lady at the SMHPABNASL 92 -- On Courage 93 -- Irritus to the Manager 98 -- Marriage is Honourable in All 99 -- Friendship 106 -- On Mind and the Duty of Improving It 107 -- A word for Page 73 118 -- On the Early Introduction of Females to Society 118 -- Memoranda 120 -- On prematurely Forming Opinion of Characters 121 -- On the Death of the Princess Charlotte 124 -- Affectation 124 -- On Conscious Approbation 128 -- Origin of a Critic-A Fable 129 -- Reflections on Death 132 -- On Avarice 135 -- On Tradesmen 136 -- On Laws 143 -- On the Changes of the mind 144 -- On Marriage 147 -- On Calumny 148 -- Letter to the Secretary 149 -- Enigma 151 -- On Marriage 152 -- Effeminacy & Luxury 154 -- A Brother's Letter to Mr. Deeble 156 -- Junius & Tullia 156 -- A Ramble to Melincourt 160 -- On Triflers 162 -- 139th Psalm 166 -- Infancy 168 -- At a Village on the Dunchurch Road 170 -- Part 2 Contexts -- Faraday and Self-Education -- Improvement of the Mind -- from The Improvement of the Mind (1741) / Isaac Watts 213 -- from The Rambler (1751) / Samuel Johnson 217 -- from The Moral Tendencies of Knowledge (1815) / Thomas Williams 220 -- from Self-Cultivation Recommended: Or, Hints to a Youth Leaving School (1817) / Isaac Taylor 222 -- From The Black Dwarf (1819) 224 -- from Frankenstein (1818) / Mary Shelley 226 -- from Practical Observations upon the Education of the People (1825) / Henry Brougham 233 -- Pleasures of the Imagination -- from The Spectator (1712) / Joseph Addison 239 -- from The Pleasures of the Imagination (1744) / Mark Akenside 242.
Other author Jenkins, Alice, 1970-
Subject Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867 -- Friends and associates.
Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867 -- Sources.
Self-help groups -- England -- London.
Self-help techniques.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Style -- Study and teaching.
Report writing -- Study and teaching.
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