Commerce of Everyday Life: Selections from the Tatler and the Spectator / Edition 1

Commerce of Everyday Life: Selections from the Tatler and the Spectator / Edition 1

by Erin Mackie, Joseph Addison, Richard Steele
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312115970

ISBN-13: 9780312115975

Pub. Date: 04/28/1998

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

This volume offers a selection of essays from The Tatler and The Spectator (1709-1714). The accompanying texts include excerpts from other periodicals such as The Guardian, The London Spy, and The Female Tatler; advertisements; and selections by Defoe, Ward, Flecknoe, Gay, Mandville, Pope, and Swift. A general introduction

Overview

This volume offers a selection of essays from The Tatler and The Spectator (1709-1714). The accompanying texts include excerpts from other periodicals such as The Guardian, The London Spy, and The Female Tatler; advertisements; and selections by Defoe, Ward, Flecknoe, Gay, Mandville, Pope, and Swift. A general introduction providing historical and cultural background, a chronolgy of Addison's and Steele's lives and times, an introduction to each thematic group of documents, headnotes, extensive annotations, a selected bibliography, and illustrations make this volume a unique scholarly edition of the periodical papers that helped define eighteenth-century culture and standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312115975
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Series:
Bedford Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
617
Product dimensions:
5.35(w) x 7.74(h) x 1.38(d)

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