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Introduction

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

In Part III, we see all of these forces come to bear on Delarivier Manley. Over the years that Manley was active as an author, the press became an accepted vehicle for political discussion, and ... More


Nedham

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Marchamont Nedham is the serial turncoat of the Puritan Revolution. The civil wars, which shaped his life, broke out in the month, August 1642, of his twenty-second birthday. Nedham—or often Needham ... More


A Narrative History of the English Newsbook, 1641–1649

Joad Raymond

in The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks 1641-1649

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199282340
eISBN:
9780191700194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282340.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter details the rapid proliferation of newsbooks after their initial appearance in November 1641. Within a few weeks there were many newsbooks produced by different publishers, competing ... More


The Outbreak of the English Newsbook

Joad Raymond

in The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks 1641-1649

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199282340
eISBN:
9780191700194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282340.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

On 29 November 1641 a publisher and bookseller named John Thomas released a small pamphlet entitled Heads of Severall Proceedings in this Present Parliament from the 22 of November, to the 29. 1641. ... More


Newsbooks, Style, and Political Rhetoric

Joad Raymond

in The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks 1641-1649

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199282340
eISBN:
9780191700194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282340.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter gives a general account of the varieties of rhetorical strategies deployed in newsbooks and how they developed and expanded through the decade. Though they were increasingly the voice of ... More


Paper Bullets: Newsbooks, Pamphlets, and Print Culture

Joad Raymond

in The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks 1641-1649

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199282340
eISBN:
9780191700194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282340.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the strong metaphors used to describe newsbooks, their relation to pamphlets, and some of the more incisive critiques of the press. These paper bullets show that the newsbook ... More


Newsbooks, their Distribution, and their Readers

Joad Raymond

in The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks 1641-1649

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199282340
eISBN:
9780191700194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282340.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Who read newsbooks, why, and what did they think of them? These are questions of fundamental importance. They change how we read newsbooks; and like many essential questions, answering them is a ... More


The Crisis of Eloquence: Newsbooks and Historiography

Joad Raymond

in The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks 1641-1649

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199282340
eISBN:
9780191700194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282340.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter considers the problems created by newsbooks, which involved speech and authority. With printed speeches, pamphlets, and particularly newsbooks, it was never clear who was saying what to ... More


Heard in the Street: Broadside Ballads

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Inexpensive broadside ballads were the most ubiquitous literary form during this period, ranging from traditional love songs to didactic warnings about transgressive behaviour to journalistic ... More


Periodical Publications: Journalism, Politics, and Polite Entertainment

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

New formats for periodical publications in this decade included the newspaper, which replaced the earlier newsbooks and handwritten subscription newsletters and which created new opportunities for ... More


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