Table of contents for Reading Genesis in the long eighteenth century : from Milton to Mary Shelley / by Ana M. Acosta.

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Contents
List of Figures	vii
Acknowledgements	viii
List of Abbreviations and a Note on Texts and Translations	ix
Introduction: West of Eden	1
1	Origin is the Goal: Genesis in the Eighteenth Century	9
		Navel-Gazing	9
		Split Infinities	12
		The Armchair Traveler and the Wandering Librarian	17
		From Eschatology to Scatology	26
		Ideologie in weltbürgerliche Absicht; 
			or, Ideology for the Citizen of the World	33
		Notes		37
2	Dr. Milton¿s Guide; or, The Utopia Within	51
		Milton¿s Suburban Development; or, Early Modern Paradise	51
		The Protestant Epic and the Spirit of Rationalism	62
		Every Man Is an Island; or, The Portable Milton	72
		Notes	80
3	The Passion of Jean-Jacques Rousseau; or, The Dystopia Within	89
		The Singing Hermit	89
		Estate of Nature	97
		Ego in Arcadia	103
		¿I Am an Island¿	106
		Notes		114
 4	Wollstonecraft¿s Body Politics; or, Philosophy in the Bedroom	127
		The Hearts and Minds of Men	127
		Adam¿s Rib	133
		Sophie¿s Foot	139
		The Glorious Body	142
		Notes	153
5	Frankenstein; or, L¿Education des habitants
		 d¿une petite ville au pied des alpes	159
			The ABCs of Origin	159
			Portmanteau Words	163
			Manuscript Found in a Pocket	170
			A Most Bogus Utopia	172
			Whence Evil? Or, The Bride of Frankenstein	175
		Notes	178
Bibliography	183
Index		199

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Bible. O.T. Genesis -- In literature.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Enlightenment -- Europe.
Christianity and literature -- Europe -- History.
Utopias in literature.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797 -- Criticism and interpretation.