The Grotesque Depiction of War and the Military in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

by David McNeil

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Hardback • 1990 • $75.00
ISBN: 978-0874133691

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A discussion of the tradition of grotesque portrayals of war and the military, especially their proliferation in Restoration and eighteenth-century English literature. Swift’s the Travels is examined in particular, as well as the novels of Smollett, Fielding, and Stern. Illustrations of graphic satire by Hogarth and others.