Telling People What to Think: Early Eighteenth Century Periodicals from the Review to the Rambler, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Telling People What to Think

Early Eighteenth Century Periodicals from the Review to the Rambler, 1st Edition

Edited by Thomas Corns, J.A. Downie

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140 pages

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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.

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…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General