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Notes from underground: Lisbon after the earthquake

Hamblyn, Richard (2008) Notes from underground: Lisbon after the earthquake. Romanticism 14 (2), pp. 108-118. ISSN 1354-991X.

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Abstract

The Lisbon earthquake of 1 November 1755 occupies a canonical place in eighteenth-century studies, yet surprisingly little attention has been paid to what the rebuilding of the city meant, both culturally and materially. This article looks at the reconstruction of Lisbon in terms of its political, religious and social meanings.

Item Type: Article
Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Lisbon earthquake, Pombal, reconstruction, Enlightenment, Baretti, Southey
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > English and Humanities
Depositing User: Dr Richard Hamblyn
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2012 08:28
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:33
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/5466

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