The Rise of Literary Journalism in the Eighteenth Century: Anxious Employment

The Rise of Literary Journalism in the Eighteenth Century: Anxious Employment

by Iona Italia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415343925

ISBN-13: 9780415343923

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Appealing to scholars studying media, history and literature, The Rise of Literary Journalism is a much-needed addition to the fruitful areas of literary journalism studies and the Enlightenment.  See more details below

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Appealing to scholars studying media, history and literature, The Rise of Literary Journalism is a much-needed addition to the fruitful areas of literary journalism studies and the Enlightenment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415343923
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : the rise of the periodical1
1'Censor-general of Great Britain' : the Tatler and the editor as social monitor23
2'The conversation of my drawing-room' : the female editor and the public sphere in the female Tatler49
3'In clubs and assemblies, as tea-tables, and in coffee-houses' : the Spectator and the shift from the editorial club to the club of correspondents66
4'Faction and nonsense' : the rivalry between common sense and the nonsense of common sense93
5Inventor or plagiarist? : Edward Cave and the first magazine110
6Polite, genteel, elegant : the female Spectator and the editor's pretensions to gentility123
7'Writing like a teacher' : Johnson as moralist in the Rambler140
8'A becoming sensibility' : the old maid and the sentimental periodical165
9'Studies proper for women' : the lady's museum and the periodical as an educational tool178
10'Buried among the essays upon liberty, eastern tales, and cures for the bite of a mad dog' : Oliver Goldsmith and the essayist in the age of magazines206

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