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Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture

Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture

Oskar Cox Jensen, David Kennerley, and Ian Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198812425
eISBN:
9780191853593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812425.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Charles Dibdin (1745–1814) was one of the most popular and influential producers of late Georgian culture. The huge diversity of his work and career defies simple categorization. He was, often at one ... More

The Invention of the OralPrint Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain

The Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Paula McDowell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226456966
eISBN:
9780226457017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457017.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book argues that reflection on the spread of print commerce was a key factor in the shaping of our modern intellectual category of "oral culture." In 1700, the concept of oral culture did not ... More

Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Joseph Hone

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814078
eISBN:
9780191851728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814078.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is the first detailed study of the final Stuart succession crisis. It demonstrates for the first time the centrality of debates about royal succession to the literature and political ... More

Novel MachinesTechnology and Narrative Form in Enlightenment Britain

Novel Machines: Technology and Narrative Form in Enlightenment Britain

Joseph Drury

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198792383
eISBN:
9780191834394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792383.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Novel Machines argues that many of the most important formal innovations in eighteenth-century fiction were critical responses to the new prominence of machines in Britain’s Industrial Enlightenment. ... More

Sweet ScienceRomantic Materialism and the New Logics of Life

Sweet Science: Romantic Materialism and the New Logics of Life

Amanda Jo Goldstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226458441
eISBN:
9780226458588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226458588.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Today we do not expect poems to carry scientifically valid information. But it was not always so. This book returns to the beginnings of the division of labor between literature and science to ... More

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