Don Quixote in England: The Aesthetics of Laughter.
A groundbreaking history of the way the translation of Don Quixote in the 17th century transformed English ideas of comedy, beauty, and reason vs madness. Great sections on Jane Austen's comic art, establishing a theory of her place in the social and aesthetic arguments of the age. New printing. Pub at $49. JHUP, Hb, Dj. NEW. $35.00