Telling People What to Think : Early Eighteenth Century Periodicals from the Review to the Rambler book cover
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Telling People What to Think
Early Eighteenth Century Periodicals from the Review to the Rambler





ISBN 9781138988606
Published May 20, 2016 by 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.

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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...

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Thomas Corns (University of Wales, Bangor) (Edited by) , J A Downie (Edited by)