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Telling people what to think : early eighteenth-century periodicals from the Review to the Rambler /
edited by J.A. Downie and Thomas N. Corns.
imprint
London, England ; Portland, Or. : F. Cass, c1993.
description
131 p.
ISBN
0714645087
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imprint
London, England ; Portland, Or. : F. Cass, c1993.
isbn
0714645087
general note
"This group of studies first appeared in a special issue of Prose studies, vol. 15, no. 3 (December 1992)."-- T.p. verso.
catalogue key
293038
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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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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