The Rise of Literary Journalism in the Eighteenth Century: Anxious Employment - Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-century Literature (Paperback)Iona Italia (author)
Paperback 264 Pages / Published: 01/10/2012
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Recent years have witnessed a heightened interest in eighteenth-century literary journalism and popular culture. This book provides an account of the early periodical as a literary genre and traces the development of journalism from the 1690s to the 1760s, covering a range of publications by both well-known and obscure writers. The book's central theme is the struggle of eighteenth-century journalists to attain literary respectability and the strategies by which editors sought to improve the literary and social status of their publications.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 421 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 16 mm
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