Grub Street and the Ivory Tower: Literary Journalism and Literary Scholarship from Fielding to the Internet

Grub Street and the Ivory Tower: Literary Journalism and Literary Scholarship from Fielding to the Internet

by Jeremy Treglown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198184131

ISBN-13: 9780198184133

Pub. Date: 01/22/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

From Jenny Uglow's chapter on the journalistic world of Henry Fielding to Marjorie Perloff's praise for the impact of the Internet on poetry reviewing, Grub Street and the Ivory Tower gives Every case-histories of the commercial and institutional contexts of writing about writing, especially the vexed relationship between journalism and academe.  See more details below

Overview

From Jenny Uglow's chapter on the journalistic world of Henry Fielding to Marjorie Perloff's praise for the impact of the Internet on poetry reviewing, Grub Street and the Ivory Tower gives Every case-histories of the commercial and institutional contexts of writing about writing, especially the vexed relationship between journalism and academe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198184133
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/22/1999
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1550L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Fielding, Grub Street, and Canary Wharf1
2Coleridge and the Uses of Journalism22
3De Quincey and the Edinburgh and Glasgow University Circles41
4Journalism, Scholarship, and the University College London English Department58
5Darke Conceits: Churton Collins, Edmund Gosse, and the Professions of Criticism72
6Literature, Propaganda, and the First World War: The Case of Blackwood's Magazine91
7'Crimes of Criticism': Virginia Woolf and Literary Journalism112
8The TLS in the Second World War and How to Fill Some Gaps in Modern British Cultural History135
9The Critic as Journalist: Leavis after Scrutiny151
10Saving Lives: Kenneth Tynan and the Duties of Dramatic Criticism177
11'Between the Saxon Smile and Yankee Yawp': Problems and Contexts of Literary Reviewing in Ireland200
12What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Poetry: Some Aporias of Literary Journalism224
13Teachers, Writers250
14Living on Writing262
Notes on Contributors277
Index280

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >