Networks of sociability in Allan Ramsay's The Fair Assembly

Brown, R. (2020) Networks of sociability in Allan Ramsay's The Fair Assembly. Studies in Scottish Literature, 46(2), pp. 22-39.

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Discusses the background, publication history, and significance of Allan Ramsay's poem The Fair Assembly (1723), about an elite dance gathering in Edinburgh, the social connections of its aristocratic patrons ("Directresses"), and its political and cultural implications, especially in connection with the continuing role of Jacobite and other anti-Whig and anti-Presbyterian sentiment in the nation's capital.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Allan Ramsay, eighteenth-century Scotland, sociability, women in eighteenth-century Scotland.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brown, Dr Rhona
Authors: Brown, R.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Journal Name:Studies in Scottish Literature
Journal Abbr.:SSL
Publisher:University of South Carolina Press
Published Online:18 December 2020

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
301322The Edinburgh Works of Allan RamsayMurray PittockArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/P015093/1Arts - English Language and Linguistics