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Books and Their Readers in Eighteenth Century England

New Essays

by Isabel Rivers

  • 279 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Leicester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Reference,
  • Language,
  • England,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Publishing,
  • 18th century,
  • Book industries and trade,
  • Books and reading,
  • English literature,
  • History,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9496730M
    ISBN 100718501896
    ISBN 109780718501891

    Reading, Writing, and Publishing in Eighteenth-Century France: A Case Study in the Sociology of Literature Non numerantur sed ponderante.?Marc Bloch1 Historians have always taken what a society writes, publishes, and reads as a guide to its culture, but they have never taken all its books . The new women readers of the nineteenth century, however, had other, more secular tastes, and new forms of literature were designed New Readers in the Nineteenth Century for their consumption. Among the genres destined for this new market of readers were cookery books, magazines and, above all, the cheap popular novel.

    An excerpt from The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America by Richard B. Sher. Also available on web site: online catalogs, secure online ordering, excerpts from new books. Sign up . Lusty Tom is sent away after an affair with a local girl whom Blifil desires, and he begins his picaresque adventures on the way to London, including love affairs, duels, and imprisonment. Comic, ribald, and highly entertaining, Tom Jones reminds us just how rowdy the eighteenth century got before the nineteenth came and stopped the ­ fun. 4.

      Botany in print: books and their readers in 18th-century Dublin.[1] Background. The history of botany is the history of mankind itself: the development of agriculture and horticulture changed human societies from nomadic to settled communities, and the classification and use of medicinal plants helped shape modern medicine. Botany formed an important branch of science from. When I looked into it more, I found that the book had been released with a different title, “Arcadia: The Dream of Perfection in Renaissance England” which is a much more appropriate given the contents! I thought it was going to be focusing on the Pembroke family in the 17th century.


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The Arden Shakespeare. British and Irish Literature. Children's Literature. Classical. This collection of eight new essays investigates ways in which significant kinds of 18th-century writings were designed and received by different audiences.

Rivers explores the answers to certain crucial questions about the contemporary use of books. This new edition contains the results of important new research by well known specialists in the field of book and publishing history over the. Many scholars have written about 18th-century English novels, but no one really knows who read them.

This study provides historical data on the provincial reading publics for various forms of fiction — novels, plays, chapbooks, children's books, and magazines. Archival records of Midland booksellers based in five market towns and selling printed matter to over thirty-three hundred customers Author: Jan Fergus.

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Abigail Williams, a Professor in the English Faculty and Fellow at St Peter’s College, has written The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home. The book offers new insights into how books were used by their 18th Century readers, and the part they have.

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The lower percentage refers to the term understood narrowly as the illustrations of the text, not including book decorations, single frontispieces, or series of. In part, this belief harked back to the 18th century, when reading contemporary novels was often criticized as a time-wasting pastime, without the cultural seriousness carried by reading classical literature, history, or some forms of poetry.

The reply to this – one that carried into the Victorian period – was to assert its power to educate. Books and their readers in eighteenth century England. [Isabel Rivers;] pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus issues in their communities.

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This is not a standard history of England and I see that some Amazon reviewers are confused on this point. Even some of the reviewers on the book jacket are mistaken. It is a book about the English and "their history," as the author makes clear, and thus there is Reviews: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Publishers and writers in eighteenth-century England / Terry Belanger --Classics and chapbooks / Pat Roger --Politicians, peers, and publication by subscription / W.A.

Speck --Classical poetry and the eighteenth-century reader / Penelope Wilson --Biblical. The book trades / James Raven --The English Bible and its readers in the eighteenth century / Scott Mandelbrote --Theological books from The naked gospel to Nemesis of faith / Brian Young --The history market in eighteenth-century England / Karen O'Brien --Biographical dictionaries and their uses from Bayle to Chalmers / Isabel Rivers --Review.

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