The Pen and the People English Letter Writers 1660-1800

Author(s): 
Whyman, Susan
ISBN: 
9780199602186
Date published: 
February 2011
Paperback
Price: 
£18.99

The Pen and the People explores how eighteenth-century men and women learned to write letters, why they used them, and the impact of letter writing on their lives and wider culture. Capturing actual dialogues between correspondents, it reveals the intimate lives of ordinary people.