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Reading gossip in early eighteenth-century England

Nicola Parsons

Reading gossip in early eighteenth-century England

by Nicola Parsons

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anne, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1665-1714 -- In literature,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Gossip in literature,
  • Secrecy in literature,
  • Gossip -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Secrecy -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Political culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNicola Parsons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR448.P6 P37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24062877M
    ISBN 109780230546714
    LC Control Number2009043542

      But such was not always the case, for in early modern England “gossip” had additional and sometimes contradictory meanings. In this post I’ll briefly outline origins and changing definitions of “gossip” and in a later post I’ll try to rehabilitate gossip’s reputation and make the case for it’s importance to a well-ordered society. English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(4).

    1 Errata: print, politics and poetry in early modern England 41 Seth Lerer 2 Abandoning the capital in eighteenth-century London 72 Richard Wendorf partii read ing as politics 3 ‘Boasting of silence’: women readers in a patriarchal state Heidi Brayman Hackel 4 Reading revelations: prophecy, hermeneutics and politics in early modern.   In doing so, Reading Newspapers serves as a timely reminder that the eighteenth-century press was not simply a prelude to a later nineteenth-century industrialized press catering for mass readerships. Rather, it played an important role in the expanding world of the eighteenth century and laid the groundwork for innovations that are frequently Author: Victoria Gardner.

    related to literary forms such as the early novel and periodical literature but requiring a different kind of scholarly treatment. In Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England, Nicola Parsons confronts these challenges to produce an original, insight-ful literary, political and cultural account of the reign of Queen Anne. Her book not.   Both in the eighteenth century and today, the secret nature of the Hellfire Club -- more appropriately, The Monks of Medmenham Abbey -- led to an abundance of gossip and rumor. Below, is a snippet from my book, The Society of Dilettanti, that discusses the methodologies and methodological problems that scholars face when studying gossip.


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Parsons has written an original book that will be of interest to literary and political historians of early eighteenth-century England.' - John Richetti, A.M. Rosenthal Professor (Emeritus) of English, University of Pennsylvania, USA 'Reading gossip involves negotiating methodological challenges.

Gossip is, by definition, : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Parsons has written an original book that will be of interest to literary and political historians of early eighteenth-century England.' - John Richetti, A.M.

Rosenthal Professor (Emeritus) of English, University of Pennsylvania, USA 'Reading gossip involves negotiating methodological challenges. Gossip is, by definition, : Nicola Parsons. In Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England, Nicola Parsons confronts these challenges to produce an original, insightful literary, political and cultural account of Author: Rebecca Bullard.

This book analyzes the relation between print cultures and eighteenth-century literary and political practices and, identifying Queen Anne's England as a crucial moment in the public life of gossip, offers readings of key texts that demonstrate how Reading gossip in early eighteenth-century England book interpretative strategies shaped readers' participation in the literary and public spheres.

Get this from a library. Reading gossip in early eighteenth-century England. [Nicola Parsons] -- "This book analyzes the relation between print cultures and eighteenth-century literary and political practices and, identifying Queen Anne's England as a crucial moment in the public life of gossip.

In Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England, Nicola Parsons identifies Queen Anne’s reign (–14) as a pivotal moment of political reorganization wherein a residual absolutist ideology predicated on state secrets (arcana imperii) completed its transition to a new order in which there was a demand that political processes be.

A review of Nicola Parsons Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England, a book examining gossip and other forms of unofficial discourse in their political and social contexts and demonstrating that during the reign of Queen Anne literary culture saw multiple shifts in the handling of privacy, secrecy, and publicity.

In The Pilgrim and the Bee, Matthew P. Brown examines book culture and the rituals of reading in early New England, ranging across almanacs, commonplace books, wonder tales, funeral elegies Author: Eve Tavor Bannet. Abstract: A review of Nicola Parsons Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England, a book examining gossip and other forms of unofficial discourse in their political and social contexts and demonstrating that during the reign of Queen Anne literary culture saw multiple shifts in the handling of privacy, secrecy, and publicity.

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Zasíláme rychle a levně po ČR. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Libraryof CongressCataloguing in Publication data Woolf, D. (Daniel R.) ReadingHistoryin early modern England/by D.

Woolf. (Cambridge studiesin early modernBritish history) ISBN 0 (hardback) 1. Great Britain – Historiography. Her first book, Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England (Palgrave, ), concentrates on texts by Delariver Manley, Daniel Defoe, Richard Steele, Edmund Curll and Jane Barker and shows how gossip modelled an interpretative strategy that shaped readers' participation in both literary culture and in.

reading in 18th-century England in order to show that the outraged opposition to this leisure praxis could be understood in terms of the contemporary socio-logical concept – ‘moral panic’ – thereby revealing novel-reading as an early version of popular media culture. After outlining the cultural context of 18th-Cited by: 6.

nicola parsonsis a Senior Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature at the University of Sydney. Her first book, Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England (), centers on the development of the novel in the early century and, focusing on texts by Delarivier.

This book focuses on the 'after-life' of historical texts in the period between the arrival of printing in England and the early eighteenth century. Whereas previous studies of historical writing during this period have focused on their authors and on their style or methodology, this work examines the history book from a number of other perspectives.5/5(1).

My first book, Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England (Palgrave, ), concentrates on texts by Delariver Manley, Daniel Defoe, Richard Steele, Edmund Curll and Jane Barker and shows how gossip modelled an interpretative strategy that shaped readers' participation in both literary culture and in public debates.

My two current. reading of gossip as a privatized mode of resistance engaged in by marginalized groups. Like these, Nicola Parsons’s Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England (Palgrave Macmillan, ) expands our understanding of the role gos-sip plays in many different types of politicized discourse.

This collection of eight new essays investigates ways in which significant kinds of 18th-century writings were designed and received by different audiences. Rivers explores the answers to certain crucial questions about the contemporary use of books. This new edition contains the results of important new research by well known specialists in the field of book and publishing history over the.

Parsons N. () A Newer Atalantis: Political and Generic Revolutions. In: Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England.

In: Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England. Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of : Nicola Parsons. Abigail Williams, a Professor in the English Faculty and Fellow at St Peter’s College, has written The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home.

The book offers new insights into how books were used by their 18th Century readers, and the part they have played in middle-class homes and families, knitting people together, providing entertainment and distraction in. Religion and the Book in Early Modern England: The Making of John Foxe’s “Book of Martyrs”.

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, Find this resource: Google Preview; WorldCat; Faller, Lincoln B. Turned to Account: The Forms and Functions of Criminal Biography in Late Seventeenth- and Early Eighteenth-Century England. Cambridge Author: Brian Cowan. More specialised titles, such as The Spectator and The Tatler, published from the early 18th century onwards, gained huge popularity among the reading public by offering commentary on ‘coffee-house culture’.

Both titles contained a potent mixture of news, gossip and moral advice, and as such they were a highly original and innovative.It reveals secret history's impact on authors, readers, and the book trade in England, France, and America throughout the long eighteenth century. In doing so, it offers a case study for approaching questions of genre at moments when political and cultural .