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Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 PART I Knowledge and the Lives of Books Introduction 11 SOPHIA ROSENFELD Enlightenment, Some Assembly Required 14 BRAD PASANEK AND CHAD WELLMON An Inventory of the Estate of William Strahan in 1759 40 MICHAEL PICKARD Understanding an Obscure Text: “The Fortunate Foundlings” and the Limits of Interdisciplinarity 51 PATRICIA MEYER SPACKS PART II Human Economies Introduction 69 ANDREW O’SHAUGHNESSY How Long Does Blood Last? Degeneration as Blanqueamiento in the Americas 72 RUTH HILL Thomas Jefferson: Breeding and Buying Horses, Connecting Family, Friends, and Neighbors 95 CARRIE B. DOUGLASS The Jamaican Plantation: Industrial, Global, Contested 120 LOUIS P. NELSON Contents vi PART III Artists’ Geographies Introduction 147 RICHARD WILL Emotional Geographies: Watteau and the Fate of Women 149 MARY D. SHERIFF Painting New England in the Dutch West Indies: John Greenwood’s “Sea Captains Carousing in Surinam” 178 KATELYN D. CRAWFORD PART IV Dramatic Politics Introduction 199 BONNIE GORDON Mozart and the American Revolution 202 PIERPAOLO POLZONETTI The Drama of Marriage in Eighteenth-Century Venice: Carlo Goldoni’s “La locandiera” 233 ADRIENNE WARD Performances of Suffering and the Stagecraft of Sympathy 264 JENNIFER REED The Aesthetics of Excess: Rococo Vestiges of “Tartuffe” in Isla’s “Father Gerundio” 276 CASEY R. ERIKSEN About MapScholar 287 JAMES P. AMBUSKE AND CAROL GUARNIERI Notes on Contributors 289 Index 295 ...

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ISBN
9780813940762
MARC Record
OCLC
1020790707
Pages
316
Launched on MUSE
2018-05-16
Language
English
Open Access
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