Cultural transfers between eighteenth-century France and Britain did much to shape the intellectual identity of each nation. But what were the main channels of communication? How did they function? What was their impact?
In Cultural transfers: France and Britain in the long eighteenth century a team of specialists focuses on the networks and correspondences on which these exchanges were based, the concrete form they took and the material, political or ideological constraints which governed them. Particular attention is paid to the roles of:
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- Quinzaine littéraire
Scholars expect the highest standards of scholarship to appear in SVEC volumes. This collection will by no means disappoint. It will be invaluable to all researchers working in the field of cross-Channel exchanges, and of great interest to dix-huitiémistes more generally.
- Modern Language Review
'the contributions draw our attention to a fascinating range of concrete instances situated in the nooks and crannies of cultural history that form the inner life of the macro-history of cultural transfers and development. This collection of articles constitutes a valuable contribution to the field of comparative and interdisciplinary studies of European history of ideas and cultural development.'
- French Studies
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