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

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198184133
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/22/1999
  • Pages: 304
  • Lexile: 1550L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Fielding, Grub Street, and Canary Wharf 1
2 Coleridge and the Uses of Journalism 22
3 De Quincey and the Edinburgh and Glasgow University Circles 41
4 Journalism, Scholarship, and the University College London English Department 58
5 Darke Conceits: Churton Collins, Edmund Gosse, and the Professions of Criticism 72
6 Literature, Propaganda, and the First World War: The Case of Blackwood's Magazine 91
7 'Crimes of Criticism': Virginia Woolf and Literary Journalism 112
8 The TLS in the Second World War and How to Fill Some Gaps in Modern British Cultural History 135
9 The Critic as Journalist: Leavis after Scrutiny 151
10 Saving Lives: Kenneth Tynan and the Duties of Dramatic Criticism 177
11 'Between the Saxon Smile and Yankee Yawp': Problems and Contexts of Literary Reviewing in Ireland 200
12 What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Poetry: Some Aporias of Literary Journalism 224
13 Teachers, Writers 250
14 Living on Writing 262
Notes on Contributors 277
Index 280
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