The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke: Volume I: The Early Writings: The Early Writings by Edmund Burke

The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke: Volume I: The Early Writings: The Early Writings

byEdmund BurkeEditorT. O. McLoughlin, James T. Boulton

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Volume 1 of the Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke presents Burke's early literary writings up to 1765, and before he became a key political figure. It is the first fully annotated and critical edition, with comprehensive notes and an authoritative introduction. The writings published hereintroduce readers to Burke's early attempts at a public voice. They demonstrate in a variety of ways how determined he was to become involved in the social and intellectual life of his times. The one work of Burke's early life which has long been recognized as having prime critical significance, the Sublime and the Beautiful, is naturally found here. In addition the volume includes the first fully edited version of other works which have been neglected, notably the Vindication ofNatural Society, a substantial satire on current philosophical and religious thought, the Abridgement of English History and the Hints for an Essay on the Drama. The volume also prints reliable texts of his early poems and prose `characters' as well as the first complete text of The Reformer sinceit was first published in 1748. This was a weekly paper devoted principally to the Dublin cultural scene and was edited by Burke shortly after he graduated from Trinity College, Dublin.

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T.O. McLoughin is a Professor of English, University of Zimbabwe
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Title:The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke: Volume I: The Early Writings: The Early WritingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:608 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.5 inPublisher:Oxford University Press

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`Our understanding of the little known formative years of Edmund Burke's political career wil be enhanced by the appearance of The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke, edited by McLoughlin and Boulton.'Frank O'Gorman, EHR