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Triumph and Tribulation, 1790–1791

F.P. Lock

in Edmund Burke, Volume II: 1784-1797

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541539
eISBN:
9780191701238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541539.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the triumph and tribulation experienced by British politician Edmund Burke related to the publication of his book Reflections on the Revolution in France. Burke was exposed to ... More


Natural jurisprudence and the identity of the Scottish Enlightenment

Knud Haakonssen

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Enlightenment natural jurisprudence in Scotland is commonly seen as a subject that quickly became old-fashioned and was rejected by the high Enlightenment, except as an introduction to university ... More


“To Make Books Without End”: From the Library to the Printing Press

Joshua Teplitsky

in Prince of the Press: How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300234909
eISBN:
9780300241136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234909.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses David Oppenheim's will to “make books without end” and how he promoted that mission in a variety of material and cultural ways. Much as the circulation of books permitted a ... More


We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Older Primary follows a four-year cycle linked to the LDS scriptural foundations of the Old Testament (Primary 6), New Testament (Primary 7), Book of Mormon (Primary 4, and Doctrine & Covenants (D&C) ... More


Stop the Presses: A Petition for Less Writing

Arthur Krystal

in Agitations: Essays on Life and Literature

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092165
eISBN:
9780300145601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092165.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter calls for less writing or publication of books in the U.S. It explains that even if a person reads 135 books a day, every day, for a year, he would not be able finish all the books ... More


Belfast Publishing

Roger Dixon

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the printing and publishing industries in nineteenth-century Belfast. The production of cheap paper and the development of the printing press from the hand-operated wooden type ... More


Introduction

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

The Introduction summarizes the aims and methods of the book, explains the title, taken from Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, addresses the paradox of the otherworldly aims of religion and the worldly ... More


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