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Why was 1714 such a turning point?

By John-Paul Flintoff

“The Queen became mortally ill. All her children had died. Nobody knew what the new regime would bring. Pope and Swift foresaw that a change of regime would bring a change in their fortunes” – from my interview with Professor John Mullan, of UCL.


More from my interview with Professor Mullan:

Why should anyone give a toss about 18th century literature?
Irony is seen as difficult
An age of unparalleled irreverence and wit


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Posted: February 5, 2015