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Trafficking in the Muse: Dodsley’s Collection of Poems and the Question of Canon

Michael F. Suarez

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

In his ‘Introduction’ to The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse (1984), Roger Lonsdale presents a conventional map of 18th-century poetry as a well-charted and comfortably domesticated ... More


Getting Inside Tully's Head

in Patriotism and Public Spirit: Edmund Burke and the Role of the Critic in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781275
eISBN:
9780804783354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781275.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores Robert Dodsley's bookselling business at Tully's Head to illustrate a cross-section of the British Republic of Letters during the mid eighteenth century and, as such, as a ... More


The Genesis of the Reliques

Nick Groom

in The Making of Percy's Reliques

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184591
eISBN:
9780191674310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the origins of Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. It suggests that serious work on Percy's collection started after his September 1760 meeting with poet William ... More


Patriotism and Public Spirit: Edmund Burke and the Role of the Critic in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain

Ian Crowe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781275
eISBN:
9780804783354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781275.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is an innovative study of the formative influences shaping the early writings of the Irish-English statesman Edmund Burke and an early case-study of the relationship between the business of ... More


Literate and Literary Servants in Eighteenth-century Fact and Fiction

Bridget Hill

in Servants: English Domestics in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206217
eISBN:
9780191677021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206217.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the employment of literate and literary people as domestic servants in England during the 18th century. It suggests that literate servants came from the provinces. They were ... More


John Baskerville, William Hutton and their Social Networks

Susan Whyman

in John Baskerville: Art and Industry of the Englightenment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940643
eISBN:
9781786945143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940643.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter considers Baskerville’s social networks and compares him with another self-educated ‘rough diamond’, the local historian and businessman, William Hutton. It explores how Baskerville ... More


Conclusion

in Patriotism and Public Spirit: Edmund Burke and the Role of the Critic in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781275
eISBN:
9780804783354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781275.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. In providing a cross-section of the Republic of Letters centered upon Dodsley's Tully's Head enterprise, the book shows how the mid-eighteenth-century ... More


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