Jonathan Lamb, 1991–1992 | National Humanities Center

Jonathan Lamb (NHC Fellow, 1991–92)

Project Title

Reading Job in the Eighteenth Century: The Politics and Aesthetics of Abjection

The University of Auckland

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1991–92

Jonathan Lamb finished a chapter on the sublime for the Cambridge History of Criticism and began work on the chapter on Sterne for The Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novel. He completed an article, "Longinus, the Dialectic, and the Practice of Mastery," and reworked more than half of his study, Reading and Redemption: The Reinscription of the Book of Job in the Eighteenth Century.