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Books and their readers in eighteenth-century England

Books and their readers in eighteenth-century England

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Published by Leicester University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Book industries and trade -- England -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Books and reading -- England -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Popular culture -- England -- History -- 18th century.,
  • England -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Isabel Rivers.
    ContributionsRivers, Isabel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR442 .B57 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 294 p.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22465129M
    ISBN 100718501896

    You May Also Like:. Particularly noticeable is what has been called the 'open-access character' of the engraving trade, involving men and women from various crafts. And can one write great history without passion? Elias, A.

    As fresh evidence provides more detail, the exact mix and timing of these features will be subject to continuing debate. MacGregor, Arthur ed. Burmeister, Ursula, and Marie-Pierre Laffitte. We will probably never know. In particular, the Europeans seem to the compiler to have had a longer-standing and more patient interest in the history of private and public libraries.

    What I find especially interesting, however, are the signatures written across from or on a page where the author usually a man has dedicated his book to a woman. The crisis years of the American war in the s, for example, can be clearly identified in charts of book trades' output and bankruptcies. Charteris, Richard. Sokoloff eds.


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Some versions contained the Westminster Shorter Catechism ; others contained John Cotton 's shorter catechism, known as Spiritual Milk for Boston Babes ; and some contained both. Goldman, Peter B. Philadelphia: Library Company of Philadelphia, In this sense, 'publication' might further represent a continuous process, offering an explanation other than as a canny commercial ploy for the frequent repetition over several days or weeks of the advertisement for books and pamphlets 'this day published'.

Kaegbein, Paul, and Paul Sturges eds. Edited Monroe Z. Edited by Ann Rigney and Douwe Fokkema. Imanska, Iwona. New York: W. Michigan Romance Series.

Of course, critics who take this view of new books have no patience with persons who care for "margins," and "condition," and early copies of old books.

Heberle, and Naomi B. The difficulty is that with so few book trades business records surviving for this period, many important questions can rarely be pursued in detail. Artier, Jacqueline. A Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Baker. Karkucinska, Wanda. In a ruling of the House of Lords, overturning the restraining injunction and confirming the limitations of the Act, ended the booksellers' invocation of Common Law to sanction perpetual copyright, and a Bill to quash the Lords' verdict failed in the following year.

Beaucamp, Gerta. Van Selm and co-edited by Gruys and Kooker with him also available from IDCa project to cover surviving catalogues that is still on-going and available in 15 or more instalments. Bourke, Monique. The eighteenth-century manuscript verse miscellany is often catalogued as a commonplace book, but it is actually something different.

A History of the Linen Hall Library, Layered over the initial compilation runs a sometimes-caustic meta-commentary in the voice of an older A.

Bourquin, Marcus, and Franz G.

The Darnton Debate: Books and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Lang writes: This apology must be followed by a brief defence of the taste and passion of book-collecting, and of the class of men known invidiously as bookworms and bookhunters.

Freeman, Arthur. Ambrogio e il Collegio del Notai di Milano. A paper mill driven by a Boulton and Watt steam-engine was set up at Wilmington near Hull inbut it proved to be a short-lived experiment. Letteratura per il popolo in Francia : Proposte di lettura della "Bibliotheque Bleue.

Book of Hours, Salisbury. New Cultural Studies. We are a part of all that we have read La biblioteca antica dell'Osservatorio Ximeniano: Catalogo. Jacobs, Edward H.“The Production and Consumption of the Eighteenth-Century Poetic Miscellany” in Books and Their Readers in Eighteenth-Century England--Volume 2, Isabel Rivers, ed.

(London: Continuum, ), – “The Business of Literature: The Book Trade in England from Milton to Blake,” in A Companion to English Literature from Milton to. Jun 18,  · Isabel Rivers is Professor of Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Culture at Queen Mary University of London.

Her book Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England, will be published by Oxford University Press in July Here she describes the questions she set out to answer.

Sep 12,  · Reading the Scottish Enlightenment: Books and their Readers in Provincial Scotland, – Reading the Scottish Enlightenment: Books and their Readers in Provincial Scotland, – By M ark R.

M. T owsey, who have attempted an empirical account of reading during the long eighteenth century. Author: Stephen W. Brown.

Provincial Readers in Eighteenth

Jan 25,  · A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance J C Ryle () was a faithful evangelical Christian, a prolific writer and bishop of Liverpool. His books Holiness and Practical religion have never been out of print. This present book was originally entitled The Christian leaders of the Last Century; or England Years View Article.

Provincial Readers in Eighteenth-Century England Jan Fergus. Original research of great value to historians of print culture and scholars of eighteenth-century fiction; Reveals that provincial men bought or borrowed far more novels than women; Includes 14 tables and appendices presenting data on readership.

Cambridge Core - American Literature - Eighteenth-Century Manners of Reading - by Eve Tavor Bannet its identification of new ways to think about eighteenth-century reading practices, and its new configurations of material from disparate disciplines and arenas.’ Commonplace Books and Reading in Georgian England.

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