Character

Anacreontick's in full song, by James Gillray, 1801. National Portrait Gallery: NPG D12773. Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

Conviviality

NEWMAN Ian
This entry describes conviviality as it was practised in the eighteenth century with distinctions between sociability and conviviality. It also describes the use of the term, and the specific rituals associated with convivial culture.

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