The Secret History in Literature, 1660-1820.
The genre of Secret History alarmed and thrilled readers across Europe and America. Secret histories claimed to reveal secrets of state and sexual intrigues. This collection of essays, focusing on England, France, and America, shows secret history's impact on authors, readers, and the book trade, as well as the extent it interacted with different literary traditions. Introduction by Rebecca Bullard. Epilogue: Secret History at the Start of the Twenty-First Century by Rachell Carnell. Contributors: Michael McKeon, Martine W. Brownley, Erin M. Keating, David A. Brewer, Claudine van Hensbergen, Slaney Chadwick Ross, Melinda Alliker Rabb, Rivka Swenson, Ros Ballaster, Nicola Parsons, Eve Tavor Bannet, April London, Miranda Burgess, Allison Stedman, Antoinette Sol, Kevin Joel Berland, Gretchen J. Woertendyke. Previous owner's name written in front end page. Otherwise very clean, almost new condition. List $110. Cambridge University Press. 2017. Hb, Dj. USED. $45.00