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The Cheap Repository Tracts 1795–1798

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1795 and 1798 Hannah More oversaw the production of over a hundred Cheap Repository Tracts, cheap literature for the poor modelled on the existing chapbooks and broadside ballads that aimed ... More


‘Serious duties’: Henry Thornton and Marianne Sykes

Anne Stott

in Wilberforce: Family and Friends

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699391
eISBN:
9780191739132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699391.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Following the pattern of the preceding chapter this deals with Henry Thornton’s courtship of Marianne Sykes, making extensive use of the material in the Thornton, Wilberforce and Venn papers. It ... More


The Moderns and Plato

Robert Devigne

in Reforming Liberalism: J.S. Mill's Use of Ancient, Religious, Liberal, and Romantic Moralities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112429
eISBN:
9780300133905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112429.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter looks at the how the modernists, particularly John Stuart Mill, were influenced by Plato. Mill, for instance, would consider Plato the most significant influence on his “mental culture.” ... More


I Have Been in the Legislature

Susan E. Lindsey

in Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In January 1846, Wesley Harlan, now nineteen, visits Monrovia, sixty miles northwest of his home. As he walks around the capital, he recalls his arrival in Liberia ten years earlier. Now he’s come to ... More


“The Fluttering Host of Many-Colored Competitors”: Regional Imitaors in the Northeast, West, and South

Cynthia Lee Patterson

in Art for the Middle Classes: America's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737363
eISBN:
9781621031185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737363.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the emergence of new illustrated magazines which attempted to both imitate and rival their Philadelphia counterparts. In Boston, Massachusetts, the Boston Miscellany was ... More


Moral Discourse in A.W. Schlegel, Schiller, Goethe, and Lessing

Philipp Hunnekuhl

in Henry Crabb Robinson: Romantic Comparatist, 1790-1811

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621785
eISBN:
9781800341388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621785.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter four focuses on Robinson’s five-letter series on German literature, in particular Goethe and Schiller, in the Monthly Register and Encyclopaedian Magazine (1802–03) that accompanied his ... More


‘matters of Religion & Morality’: Herder, Wordsworth, and Blake

Philipp Hunnekuhl

in Henry Crabb Robinson: Romantic Comparatist, 1790-1811

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621785
eISBN:
9781800341388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621785.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter six aims to elucidate the decisive overall agreement, as well as the subtle nuances, that Robinson discerned in the works of Herder, Wordsworth, and Blake, and according to which he ... More


Frontiers and Domestic Centers: Black Indiana, 1857–1862

Eric Gardner

in Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732832
eISBN:
9781604732849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732832.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter presents the story of the fragility of black literary communities appearing in unexpected places—in particular, the story of the ultimate disintegration of the Indiana base of the ... More


Hustling for Funding

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter focuses on the role of finance and the politics of collaboration, charting the development of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI). DRI have been beset with institutional politics ... More


Fashioning Consumers: Ackermann’s Repository of Arts and the Cultivation of the Female Consumer

Serena Dyer

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1690-1820s: The Long Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419659
eISBN:
9781474445061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419659.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Serena Dyer argues that the Anglo-German Rudolph Ackermann’s Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics (1809–29) provides evidence of a decisive and conscious ... More


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