Telling People What to Think: Early Eighteenth-Century Periodicals, from The Review to The Rambler

Telling People What to Think: Early Eighteenth-Century Periodicals, from The Review to The Rambler

by Thomas Corns
     
 

This collection of essays displays a number of different approaches to the most significant early eighteenth-century periodicals. The range is considerable: the critique of ideology and polemical strategy, the political history of the press, the rhetoric of the genre, and the material circumstances of periodical production all find a place. The periodical

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This collection of essays displays a number of different approaches to the most significant early eighteenth-century periodicals. The range is considerable: the critique of ideology and polemical strategy, the political history of the press, the rhetoric of the genre, and the material circumstances of periodical production all find a place. The periodical profoundly shaped the English reading public's ways of perceiving the social and political institutions of their own age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714645087
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/1992
Series:
Eighteenth Century Periodicals
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES -"As it stands, the book reflects solid empirical research on a number of individual titles in a buoyant period in the history of the periodical press...

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