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Introduction

J. H. Alexander, Judy King, and Graham Tulloch

in The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Siege of Malta and Bizarro by Walter Scott are preserved principally in the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library. Substantial extracts from The Siege of Malta were included in Donald ... More


The Curious History of the Conway Papers

Daniel Starza Smith

in John Donne and the Conway Papers: Patronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679133
eISBN:
9780191802812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679133.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter tells the story of the Conway Papers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. When the manuscripts were discovered by Horace Walpole in the 1750s they had been severaly damaged by ... More


Conceptualizing the Conway Papers

Daniel Starza Smith

in John Donne and the Conway Papers: Patronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679133
eISBN:
9780191802812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679133.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter attempts to define the Conway Papers archive, which is damaged, depleted and dispersed. The Conway Papers can be identified by a distinctive stamp which was applied by John Wilson Croker ... More


Canada

George L. Parker

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the history of fiction publishing in Canada since 1950. It begins with the arrival of New York publisher Alfred Knopf in Canada in August 1955, a month after the Canadian ... More


The Novel in English in Canada to 1950

Karis Shearer and Katrina Anderson

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses English-language novels in Canada, focusing on a limited set of texts that exemplify key historical and socio-economic concerns informing the periods of early ... More


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