Telling People What to Think: Early Eighteenth Century Periodicals from the Review to the Rambler, 1st Edition (Paperback) 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

Routledge

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