The politics of songs in eighteenthcentury britain, 1723–1795

Kate Horgan*

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    Horgan analyses the importance of songs in British eighteenth-century culture with specific reference to their political meaning. Using an interdisciplinary methodology, combining the perspectives of literary studies and cultural history, the utilitarian power of songs emerges across four major case studies.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Politics of Songs in Eighteenth-Century Britain, 1723-1795
    PublisherTaylor and Francis
    Number of pages262
    ISBN (Electronic)9781317318019
    ISBN (Print)9781848934795
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015


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