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  • Daniel O'Connell, The British Press and The Irish Famine

    Killing Remarks, 1st Edition

    By Leslie A. Williams

    Through an investigation of the reportage in nineteenth-century English metropolitan newspapers and illustrated journals, this book begins with the question 'Did anti-O'Connell sentiment in the British press lead to "killing remarks," rhetoric that helped the press, government and public opinion…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10

  • G.W.M. Reynolds

    Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Politics, and the Press, 1st Edition

    By Anne Humpherys

    Edited by Louis James

    G.W.M. Reynolds (1814-1879) had a major impact on the mid-Victorian era that until now has been largely unacknowledged. A prolific novelist whose work had a massive circulation, and an influential journalist and editor, he was a man of contradictions in both his life and writing: a middle-class…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13

  • George Newnes and the New Journalism in Britain, 1880�1910

    Culture and Profit, 1st Edition

    By Kate Jackson

    This is a study of the noted newspaper proprietor, publisher and editor, George Newnes and his involvement in the so-called New Journalism in Britain from 1880 to 1910. The author examines seven of Newnes’s most successful periodicals - Tit-Bits (1881), The Strand Magazine (1891), The Million (1892…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Commodity Culture in Dickens's Household Words

    The Social Life of Goods, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Waters

    In 1850, Charles Dickens founded Household Words, a weekly miscellany intended to instruct and entertain an ever-widening middle-class readership. Published in the decade following the Great Exhibition of 1851, the journal appeared at a key moment in the emergence of commodity culture in Victorian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • First-Person Anonymous

    Women Writers and Victorian Print Media, 1830�1870, 1st Edition

    By Alexis Easley

    First-Person Anonymous revises previous histories of Victorian women's writing by examining the importance of both anonymous periodical journalism and signed book authorship in women’s literary careers. Alexis Easley demonstrates how women writers capitalized on the publishing conventions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • An Introduction to Ford Madox Ford

    1st Edition

    By Ashley Chantler, Rob Hawkes

    For students and readers new to the work of Ford Madox Ford, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to one of the most complex, important and fascinating authors. Bringing together leading Ford scholars, the volume places Ford's work in the context of significant literary, artistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • George Augustus Sala and the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

    The Personal Style of a Public Writer, 1st Edition

    By Peter Blake

    In his study of the journalist George Augustus Sala, Peter Blake discusses the way Sala’s personal style, along with his innovations in form, influenced the New Journalism at the end of the nineteenth century. Blake places Sala at the centre of nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Empires of Print

    Adventure Fiction in the Magazines, 1899-1919, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Scott Belk

    At the turn of the twentieth century, the publishing industries in Britain and the United States underwent dramatic expansions and reorganization that brought about an increased traffic in books and periodicals around the world. Focusing on adventure fiction published from 1899 to 1919, Patrick…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Dickens, Reynolds, and Mayhew on Wellington Street

    The Print Culture of a Victorian Street, 1st Edition

    By Mary L. Shannon

    A glance over the back pages of mid-nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals published in London reveals that Wellington Street stands out among imprint addresses. Between 1843 and 1853, Household Words, Reynolds’s Weekly Newspaper, the Examiner, Punch, the Athenaeum, the Spectator, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Charles Dickens's Great Expectations

    A Cultural Life, 1860�2012, 1st Edition

    By Mary Hammond

    Great Expectations has had a long, active and sometimes surprising life since its first serialized appearance in All the Year Round between 1 December 1860 and 3 August 1861. In this new publishing and reception history, Mary Hammond demonstrates that while Dickens’s thirteenth novel can tell us a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Thomas Hardy's Short Stories

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juliette Berning Schaefer, Siobhan Craft Brownson

    Thomas Hardy penned nearly fifty short stories, but in spite of this impressive number, his contributions to the genre have been relatively understudied. Bringing together an international group of scholars, this is the first edited collection devoted solely to Hardy's works of short fiction. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473�1573, 1st Edition

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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