The Converse of the Pen: Acts of Intimacy in the Eighteenth Century Familiar Letter.
Explores the letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, William Cowper, Thomas Gray, Horace Walpole, James Boswell, and Samuel Johnson. 18th c writers devoted much of their time to the art of letter writing, and Redford helps us understand the nuances of their work. U of Chicago Press, 1986. Paper. NEW. $30.00