Representing Humanity in the Age of Enlightenment
Alexander Cook (Editor), Ned Curthoys (Editor) and Shino Konishi (Editor)
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The Enlightenment era saw European thinkers increasingly concerned with what it meant to be human. This collection of essays traces the concept of ‘humanity’ through revolutionary politics, feminist biography, portraiture, explorer narratives, libertine and Orientalist fiction, the philosophy of conversation and musicology.