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Author Lynch, Jack (John T.)

Title Deception and detection in eighteenth-century Britain / Jack Lynch
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (232 pages)
Contents Preface; Introduction; Recognizing a fake when you see one; Conviction on the first view; The utmost evidence; Truth is uniform; All manner of experience and observation; The mention of posterior facts; False recollections; Motivated malignity; Different kinds of value; Bibliography; Index
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Enlightenment -- Great Britain.
Fraud in literature.
Fraud in popular culture.
Fraud -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Impostors and imposture -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Literary forgeries and mystifications -- History -- 18th century.
English literature.
Fraud in literature.
Fraud in popular culture.
Impostors and imposture.
Intellectual life.
Literary forgeries and mystifications.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 135194603X
Other Titles Deception and detection in 18th-century Britain