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edited by Ourida Mostefai and Catherine Ingrassia

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Throughout the eighteenth century, shifts in political power and social structures were making their way across Europe and into the New World. In this volume of Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, editors Ourida Mostefai and Catherine Ingrassia have brought together four clusters of related essays that explore the complexities of national and international identity in light of these changes, integrating such diverse fields of scholarship as women's studies, literary theory, and art history. Topics addressed range from gambling and the relationship between money and power to the way that…

Throughout the eighteenth century, shifts in political power and social structures were making their way across Europe and into the New World. In this volume of Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, editors Ourida Mostefai and Catherine Ingrassia have brought together four clusters of related essays that explore the complexities of national and international identity in light of these changes, integrating such diverse fields of scholarship as women's studies, literary theory, and art history. Topics addressed range from gambling and the relationship between money and power to the way that portrayals of peasantry in art and literature helped to shape the French national identity.

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Table of Contents

1. James E. Evans, "'A Sceane of Uttmost Vanity': The Spectacle of Gambling in Late Stuart Culture"
2. Beth Kowaleski Wallace, "A Modest Defense of Gaming Women"
3. Catherine Keohane, "'Spare from your

1. James E. Evans, "'A Sceane of Uttmost Vanity': The Spectacle of Gambling in Late Stuart Culture"
2. Beth Kowaleski Wallace, "A Modest Defense of Gaming Women"
3. Catherine Keohane, "'Spare from your Luxuries': Women, Charity, and Spending in the Eighteenth Century"
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11. Howard Irving, "John Marsh and the Ancient-Modern Polemic"
12. Amy Wyngaard, "Revising Rousseau: Young Legrand d'Aussy and the Challenge to Enlightenment Constructions of the Peasantry, 1787-1794"

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Catherine E. Ingrassia

Catherine Ingrassia is an associate professor of English and director of the Masters Program in English at Virginia Commonwealth University.