Enlightened Sentiments: Judgment and Autonomy in the Age of Sensibility.
A serious examination of the function of sensibility in Enlightenment thought and its influence on long 18th c. literature. Major writers in this study include Samual Richardson, Jane Austen, David Hume and Hannah Arendt. A more nuanced view of the role of sentimental judgment in the development of modern thought. Fordham University Press, NY. 2012. Originally published at $60. Hb, Dj. NEW. $21.00