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The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Paula McDowell

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The period 1678–1730 was a decisive one in Western political history and in the history of the British press. Changing conditions for political expression and an expanding book trade enabled ... More


Going it Alone (1728–1732)

Paul Baines and Pat Rogers

in Edmund Curll, Bookseller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278985
eISBN:
9780191700002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278985.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses how during the end of the 1720s, Curll engaged in fewer co-publishing ventures. Many of his earlier partners in the book trade had gone out of business. It explains that some ... More


Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Patricia J. Vittum

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

The first edition of this reference work became known as the bible of turfgrass entomology upon publication in 1987. It has proved invaluable to professional entomologists, commercial turf managers, ... More


Moral Perfectionism, Optatives, and the Inky Line in Besant’s All in a Garden Fair and Gissing’s New Grub Street

Tom Ue

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues for the importance of moral perfectionism to the life of writing depicted in Besant’s All in a Garden Fair (1883) and Gissing’s New Grub Street (1891). Scholarship by Andrew H. ... More


On to Wisconsin, the Dairy State

Charles F. Wurster

in DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating EDF

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190219413
eISBN:
9780197559512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219413.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

EDF was only a few months old with the DDT agitation still under way in Michigan when a phone call arrived from Lorrie Otto, an environmental leader in Milwaukee, ... More


Every and all the Averys

Neil Rennie

in Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679331
eISBN:
9780191767272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679331.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter follows the piratical career of John Every, or Avery, one of the earliest of the ‘golden age’ of piracy, a figure of fact and also of faction and fiction, an inspiration to other pirates ... More


Some Rambling Lives

Neil Rennie

in Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679331
eISBN:
9780191767272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679331.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The chapter traces the rambling lives of the real pirates of the previous chapter, Kidd, Blackbeard, and others, as they are rewritten and imagined in what is usually treated as the most authentic ... More


Coleopteran Pests: Family Scarabaeidae

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter studies Coleopteran pests. The larvae of turfgrass-infesting species of the family Scarabaeidae constitute a large complex whose members (white grubs) are similar in general appearance, ... More


Scarabaeid Pests: Subfamily Dynastinae

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines masked chafers, which belong to the large genus of North and South American beetles, the Cyclocephala, in the order Coleoptera, family Scarabaeidae, subfamily Dynastinae, tribe ... More


Insect Populations, Community Interactions, and Ecosystem Processes in the Shortgrass Steppe

Thomas O. Crist

in Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135824
eISBN:
9780197561638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135824.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Insects are diverse, abundant, and have numerous roles in rangeland ecosystems. More than 1600 species representing 238 families of insects have been ... More


The End of Interventionism?

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger, and Andy Smith

in Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700439
eISBN:
9781501703737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700439.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the drastic reductions in the deeply interventionist dimensions of the previous EU policy. These instruments previously sought to control most wine prices by limiting the ... More


Booksellers and the Book Trade: John Dunton, Edmund Curll, Grub Street, and the Rise of Bernard Lintot

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Prolific publishers including John Dunton and Edmund Curll sought to provide inexpensive literary entertainments for their readers with periodicals such as The Athenian Oracle and topical ... More


The Kingdom of Shadows: The Infernal Underground of George Gissing

in Underground Writing: The London Tube from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312236
eISBN:
9781846315978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315978.002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the works of George Gissing with respect to the London Tube. It explains that Gissing made key cultural references to the underground railway in the 1880s with novels such as ... More


Revolutions from Grub Street: A History of Magazine Publishing in Britain

Howard Cox and Simon Mowatt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199601639
eISBN:
9780191756306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601639.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book provides a study of magazine publishing in Britain from the perspective of the entrepreneurs and commercial enterprises that created its history. Convulsed by social, political, and ... More


Introduction

José Ignacio Cabezón

in The Buddha's Doctrine and the Nine Vehicles: Rog Bande Sherab's Lamp of the Teachings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199958603
eISBN:
9780199980819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958603.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The introduction (to the book) contextualizes the life and work of Rog Bande Sherab within Tibetan intellectual history. It also contextualizes the work translated in this book, The Lamp of the ... More


Insects and Mites: Turf Association

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the habitats of turfgrass insects. Destructive turfgrass insects and mites can be grouped according to the habitat in which the destructive stage of the arthropod spends most ... More


Scarabaeid Pests: Subfamily Cetoniinae

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the green June beetle, which is a member of the order Coleoptera, family Scarabaeidae, subfamily Cetoniinae. Adults of this subfamily have the epimeron of the mesothorax ... More


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