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Feeling Time
Duration, the Novel, and Eighteenth-Century Sensibility

Amit S. Yahav

Apr 2018 | 216 pages | Cloth $59.95
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Table of Contents

Introduction. The Sensibility Chronotope
Chapter 1. Composing Human Time: Locke, Hume, Addison, and Diderot
Chapter 2. Temporal Moralities and Momentums of Plot: Richardson and Hutcheson
Chapter 3. Sympathetic Moments and Rhythmic Narration: Sterne, Early Musicology, and the Elocutionists
Chapter 4. Durational Aesthetics and the Logic of Character: Radcliffe, Burke, and Smith
Coda. The End of Human Time?