Restoration and 18th Century
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What was most frequently considered a source of pleasure and an object of inquiry by Augustan poets?
Given the popularity of the Gothic novel and the novel of purpose, which of the following novelists wrote fiction that is closer in subject matter to the novel of manners than it is to the writing of her own era?
Anna Letitia Barbauld
Whose great Dictionary, published in 1755, included more than 114, 000 quotations?
Who wrote: "There can be no freedom or beauty about a home life that depends on borrowing and debt."?
Henry David Thoreau
Which of the following factors contributed to literature becoming a profitable business?
Commercial and public lending libraries were established in order to provide for an enlarged reading public
Education reform increased literacy, thus creating a demand for commercial and public lending libraries.
A new aesthetics of valuing literature for its own sake emphasized reading for pleasure.
all of the above
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