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By Martin Garrett

This e-book covers the lifestyles and paintings of a variety of writers from Coleridge to Wollstonecraft, Hemans, Beckford and their contemporaries. additionally encompassing a wealth of fabric on contexts from the treason trials of 1794 to the arrival of gas-light to the London level in 1817, it offers a landscape of 1 of the richest sessions in British tradition.

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There are similar attacks on 6–14 July 1795. Charlotte Smith’s The Banished Man: a Novel is published in four volumes by Cadell and Davies. September 9 Birth of John Hamilton Reynolds (1794–1852) in Shrewsbury. 17 Coleridge, after a period in London, returns to Cambridge. He continues to try to persuade others of the virtues of Pantisocracy. He visits London again in November and then in December, this time leaving Cambridge permanently, without completing his degree. His friendship with the Lambs is established.

June 17 At Versailles the Third Estate or ‘commons’ and some clergy, supporters of individual rather than block voting in the Estates General, form the National Assembly. After their meeting hall is closed they assemble at a tennis court on 20 and swear the ‘Tennis Court Oath’. ) The National Assembly becomes the National Constituent Assembly on 9 July. 25 First performance, at Caserta, of Paisiello’s Nina, o sia La pazza per amore. July 14 Storming of the Bastille, following days of unrest in Paris.

The work is published also in Dublin in 1787 and in Philadelphia and New York in 1788. There are enlarged editions in February 1793 and in 1801. August 12 Death of Frederick the Great (1712–86) of Prussia. Chronology 1786 23 September 10 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832) arrives in Italy. He spends two long periods in Rome (29 October 1786–22 February 1787 and 7 June 1787–23 April 1788), between which he visits Naples and Sicily. He returns to Weimar on 18 June 1788. Goethe’s account of his travels, Die Italienische Reise, is published between 1816 and 1829.

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