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The World of the Eighteenth Century (for English Majors): Folklore

English majors, and all others, are welcome to use this guide to understand the cultural & historical context in which the literature being read was created.

Bump in the Night

Gnome hiding under the bed

Gnome Hiding Under the Bed, by Rudolf Bacher (c. 1888).

Image from Art Museum Image Gallery.

Folklore in the 18th Century

Reference Universe

Reference Universe searches the table of contents & indexes of recent print and electronic encyclopedias in the CSS Reference Collection.