Pope and the early eighteenth-century book trade by David F. Foxon

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .

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  • Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 -- Knowledge -- Book industries and trade,
  • Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 -- Criticism, Textual,
  • Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 -- Bibliography,
  • Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Verse satire -- Publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Authors and publishers -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Literature publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-260) and index.

Book details

StatementDavid Foxon ; revised and edited by James McLaverty.
SeriesThe Lyell lectures, Oxford ;, 1975-1976, Lyell lectures ;, 1975-1976.
ContributionsMcLaverty, J.
LC ClassificationsPR3637.B58 F69 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1875567M
ISBN 100198184026
LC Control Number90035571

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M.M. Rubel, Savage and barbarian: historical attitudes in the criticism of Homer and Ossian in Britain, (). For studies of Homer in art see the bibliographic note on F. Inghirami's Galleria Omerica (). He has published articles and essays on the theory of textual criti- cism, Swift, Pope and Johnson, revised for publication David Foxon’s Pope and the Early Eighteenth-Century Book Trade and David Fleeman’s Bibliography of Samuel Johnson, and is the author of Pope, Print and Meaning().

The 18th Century Book Trade: Section Two Section Two- PRINTING PRESSES AND PRINTERS A wooden and iron common press of Blaeu's design. This is the kind of press described by Moxon, and was to be found in most British printing shops of the early eighteenth century.

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Habermas, Jürgen. The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society. Trans. Buy Pope and the Early Eighteenth-century Book Trade (Lyell Lectures) Revised by David F. Foxon, James McLaverty (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Swift who emerges from these pages - obsessive maker of books, crafty manipulator of bookmen and publishing methods, mischievous exploiter of multiple authorial and editorial voices - was a key figure in the burgeoning publishing culture in England and Ireland in the early eighteenth century.

The proliferation of newspaper titles in the counties of Ireland in the eighteenth century is a noticeable feature of the book trade, although many were short lived. The Waterford Chronicle was founded when Hugh took his son James into partnership inalthough its commencement date may be as late as April [89].

The two volumes of Marxism and Historical Practice bring together a wide range of essays written by one of the major Marxist historians of the last fifty years. Collected in Volume II, Interventions and Appreciations, are articles and reviews capturing the breadth of Palmer’s interests as a radical al forms and representational productions are analysed; political readings of Author: Maria Antonietta Visceglia.

Get this from a library. Pope and the early eighteenth-century book trade: the Lyell lectures, Oxford [David F Foxon; James McLaverty]. Bibliography Eighteenth-Century Literature Anthologies.

Black, Joseph et al., Pope and the Early Eighteenth-Century Book Trade. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Print. The Business of Books: Booksellers and the English Book Trade, New Haven: Yale UP, Print. Alexander Pope (): œuvres ( ressources dans ) Men of letters and the English public in the eighteenth century () Resemblance and disgrace () Pope and the early eighteenth-century book trade () The offensive art ().

Speculative investment and the popular novel can be seen as analogous in the early eighteenth century in offering new forms of 'paper credit'; and in both, women - who invested enthusiastically in financial schemes, and were significant producers and consumers of novels - played an essential role.

Examining women's participation in the South Sea Bubble and the representations of investors and. News, Events & Dissemination. Distribution & Use. Texts. The early decades of the eighteenth century represent a period of calm and prosperity after the dissensions and turmoils of the previous century.

The lively picture of the state of the country given by Daniel Defoe (–) in his Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain (–6) shows a nation busily and contentedly at : Harry Blamires. Máire Kennedy, 'At the Exchange: the eighteenth-century book trade in Cork', in Charles Benson and Siobhán Fitzpatrick (eds), That woman: studies in Irish bibliography, a festschrift for Mary "Paul" Pollard, Dublin, Lilliput Press for the Library Association of Ireland, Rare Books Group, pp.

Foxon and and McLaverty, Pope and the Early Eighteenth-Century Book Trade, 92– George Sebastian Rousseau, “On Reading Pope,” in Alexander Pope, ed. Peter Dixon (London: G. Bell & Sons, ), 12– Referring to previously unexploited manuscripts, she focuses both on Pope's own life and art, and on early eighteenth-century assumptions about women and gender.

She offers readings of some of the well-known poems in which women feature prominently, and follows Pope's response throughout his writings in Cited by: McLaverty, Pope, Print, and Meaning, 17, for a skeptical approach to the evidence; see also David Foxon, Pope and the Book Trade, 34 – introduction to The Dryden-Tonson Miscellanies Jan Author: Paddy Bullard.

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES 35 / 1 Historians have generally assumed that early eighteenth-century English-men, whatever they knew, felt no discomfort about slavery in general or the slave trade in particular.

Trevelyan suggested in the s that the "Seventeenth Century had felt few scruples about the trade in human beings" and that the. As James Raven and others have documented, the eighteenth century was a period of massive transitions in the printing and book trades which ultimately yielded a book that was recognizably modern.1 Attention to publishing has traditionally been the province of book historians, but recent work in that field has made visible important aspects of.

The First John Murray and the Late Eighteenth-Century London Book Trade: With a Checklist of His Publications. Scions of the house of Murray have been born and bred to the publishing trade for more than two centuries.

A Dark History: The Popes reveals the darkest deeds of the papacy: the murky and immoral past of the throne of St. Peter. The darkness of the papal history The papacy is the longest-lasting elected office in the world, and the vast majority of popes have been good and honest Christians/5.

Both of these major studies of the eighteenth-century book trade aim to complicate current understandings of the distinction between respectable and unrespectable literary production and consumption, in a century that saw little technological advance in book production but a great deal of activity in the promotion of books through newspapers and journals, and through the development of Author: Tom Jones.

Pope’s method of translating the Iliad to a great extent resembles that of Chapman’s. In the eighteenth century, except for the professional scholar, any educated person would use a bilingual edition, with the Greek on one page and a word-by-word Latin translation on the other.

Hazel Wilkinson is a Birmingham Fellow at the University of Birmingham, where she lectures on eighteenth-century literature. She has published articles and book chapters on subjects including eighteenth-century literature, typography, and the history of the book trade, and is currently an editor on The Oxford Edition of the Writings of Alexander Pope (forthcoming).Author: Hazel Wilkinson.

In the s, near the end of his life, Pope went back to The Dunciad, changing the "hero" from Tibbald to a new foe, the poet laureate Colly Cibber, and adding a long and brilliant fourth book. Early eighteenth century poetry (English texts) by Sutherland, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Originally published in as part of the Pitt Press Series, this book contains the text of Alexander Pope's poetic 'epistles' on the nature of man, originally written between and Thompson prefaces the poems with a synopsis of each, as well as a history of their creation/5(12).

24 This is only the third autograph MS by Pope known to have been used by his printers. See D. Foxon, Pope and the Early Eighteenth-Century Book Trade, rev. and ed. McLaverty (Oxford, ), 23,which notes the survival of two other autograph MSS--of the Essay on Criticism and of parts of the Odyssey--which were used as printer's copy.

Leading literary historian and eighteenth-century specialist Pat Rogers has long been recognized as an authority on Alexander Pope. This book addresses the many facets of the poet's world and work, presenting a substantial new essay on "Pope and the antiquarians" alongside considerably revised versions of essays published in journals, which together cover most of Pope's major writing.

Slavery and Augustan Literature investigates slavery in the work of Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope and John Gay. These three writers were connected with a Tory ministry, which attempted to increase substantially the English share of the international slave trade.

The early eighteenth century was a time of relative political instability in the country, with frequent changes in government during the reign of Queen Anne (–), and the political disputes of these years consequently created a market for news about politics.

Abstract. This article develops recent work by literary historians on miscellany publication, and on the printed miscellanies that were so important and popular for the early eighteenth-century book trade. The population explosion that took place in Europe around the turn of the eighteenth century can be attributed to C.

a decline in the death rate thanks to better weather, improved agricultural techniques, and the disappearance of the plague. An up-to-date and wide-ranging guide to eighteenth-century poetry. Reflects the dramatic transformation which has taken place in the study of eighteenth-century poetry over the past two decades.

Opens with a section on contexts, discussing poetry’s relationships with .

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