Popular Print Media 1820-1900: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Popular Print Media 1820-1900

1st Edition

Edited by Andrew King, John Plunkett


1,736 pages

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Hardback: 9780415322508
pub: 2004-05-27
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Popular Print Media 1820-1900 makes available a selection of articles from nineteenth-century newspapers, periodicals and books which are otherwise unavailable except in their original publications.

The collection also includes a significant amount of material that highlights the complex and changing importance of women in and for the nineteenth-century media at large.

The collection is made up of three volumes, divided into six sections and will cover the following themes: technology, reading spaces , influence of print, graphic media, serial fiction, periodicals and the 'popular'.

Each section includes a new introduction by the editors.

The editors will also include a thematic table that enables readers to pursue a specific conceptual and/or historical issue, such as the impact of serial publication upon practices of reading and authorship.

Table of Contents

Section 1: 1820s: Setting the Scene

Section 2: 1832-1841: Reforming Readers: Influence, Improvement and the Cheap Periodical

Section 3: 1842-1854: The Commercial Model: The ILN, the Family Herald and the Dominance of Commercialism

Section 4: 1855-1869: Regulatory Reform: Removal of the Stamp Tax and the Independent Press

Section 5: 1870-1888: The Education Act and the Creation of a Mass Market

Section 6: 1889-1900: The New Journalism, Decadence and the Fin-de-Siècle

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies