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Author Nash, Richard, 1955-

Title Wild enlightenment : the borders of human identity in the eighteenth century / Richard Nash.

Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  820.8352 NASH    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes "Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-210) and index.
Contents 1. A Pygmy in London -- 2. The Feral Child at Court -- 3. The Travels of a Wild Youth -- 4. Unimaginable Communities -- 5. Walk Scotland and Carry a Big Stick -- 6. The End of Homo Ferus.
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Wild men in literature.
Enlightenment -- Great Britain.
Human beings in literature.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 18th century.
ISBN 0813921651 (cloth : alk. paper)