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British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Jude Piesse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This book examines the literary culture of Victorian mass settler emigration as it circulated across a broad range of contemporary periodicals. It argues that the Victorian periodical was an ... More


Introduction

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

The introduction establishes the case for the Victorian periodical’s status as an intrinsically mobile form, which had an unrivalled capacity to both register British settler emigration and moderate ... More


Saxon Shore to Celtic Coast: Diasporic Telegraphy in the Atlantic World

Brian H. Murray

in Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Little attention has been paid to the effect of the distinctly Celtic provenance of transatlantic telegraphy: the electrical bond of sympathy between America and Britain, the two great ‘Anglo-Saxon ... More


Conclusion

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

The conclusion restates the book’s thesis about the Victorian periodical’s capacity to register and mediate settler emigration and reviews its wider implications. It argues that the significant ... More


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