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Jane Austen'sEmma is an account of the adventures of a young woman who is very confident in herself. Emma's adventures include many romantic interactions, however, due to her own overconfidence, they are somewhat misadventerous.

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This oil painting is a depiction of Maria from Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy.

Yorick, the narrator of A Sentimental Journey, decides to include the missing story of his lack of passport in France only when that story has consequence for the rest of his purported narrative.Thus, Sterne sheds light on the hidden nuance behind…

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This is an antique snuff box that bears a striking similarity to Yorick's snuff box in Laurence Sterne's "A Sentimental Journey".

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This excerpt consists of the first chapter of "Swiss Family Robinson"

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Prostitution was rampant in Georgian England, especially around London. It was so common, in fact, that a directory was published annually to list and describe all of the known prostitutes working the streets around Covent Garden for the general…

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Samuel Richardson reads aloud the manuscript of Sir Charles Grandison to a group of friends in 1751.

Mary Shelley, daughter of famed English philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, wrote Frankenstein at the start of the nineteenth century as the framed narrative of an inanimate heap of body parts brought together through an unknown process to…

An excerpt from Chapter 2 The Vicar of Wakefield which captures the sentimental experience of courtship through an account of the daily routine led by the involved families

An annotated passage from Fantomina which analyzes how that passage works with the novel as a whole and eighteenth-century ideas about the human mind.
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