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Political Arithmetic in Circulation

Ted McCormick

in William Petty: And the Ambitions of Political Arithmetic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547890
eISBN:
9780191720529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547890.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter offers a detailed reconstruction of Petty's manuscript circulation network, based on the evidence of his manuscripts and his own and others' correspondence. Manuscript circulation was ... More


‘Books Lately Printed’ Gangraena and the World of Print

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter describes the production of Gangraena: its printing, licensing, and distribution. It looks at how Edwards used pamphlets as sources and at the printed debate his books provoked, ... More


Lord Byron, Manuscript Poet

Michelle Levy

in Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 4 considers the most popular and commercially successful of the English Romantic poets, Lord Byron, to explicate his continuous and deep engagement with manuscript culture. It begins by ... More


Epigrams in manuscript

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 5 examines the nature of different types of surviving manuscripts -- authors’ working copies, collectors’ miscellanies and gift manuscripts -- in which larger numbers of epigrams appear. ... More


Sisters of the Quill: Sally Wesley, the Evangelical Bluestockings, and the Regulation of Enthusiasm

Andrew O. Winckles

in Women's Literary Networks and Romanticism: "A Tribe of Authoresses"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940605
eISBN:
9781786945136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940605.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter traces the formation of a literary network of “evangelical bluestockings” in Regency England who yearned for the Bluestocking community of the past, but were constrained and frustrated ... More


Introduction: William Petty and Political Arithmetic

Ted McCormick

in William Petty: And the Ambitions of Political Arithmetic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547890
eISBN:
9780191720529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547890.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter introduces William Petty and his invention, political arithmetic, setting both in historiographical perspective. It discusses the particular challenges posed by Petty's voluminous ... More


Buzzed, scrawled and printed: composition and circulation of topical epigrams

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the topical and ephemeral origins of individual epigrams, and how some came to circulate widely, both by word of mouth and as posted poems. Epigrams sometimes worked as part of ... More


Manuscript Circulation

Joseph Hone

in Alexander Pope in the Making

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198842316
eISBN:
9780191878312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842316.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter challenges enduring assumptions about Pope’s early uses of scribal publication. Drawing on a wealth of famous and hitherto overlooked or unknown manuscript sources, it reconstructs the ... More


Anna Barbauld’s Poetic Career in Script and Print

Michelle Levy

in Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 3 takes the long view of Anna Barbauld’s career as a dynamic example of the interactions between media, gender, and genre over nearly seven decades, from the 1760s, when she began composing ... More


Copying Hannah Griffitts: Poetic Circulation and the Quaker Community of Scribes

Rebecca M. Rosen

in New Critical Studies on Early Quaker Women, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198814221
eISBN:
9780191851858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814221.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines verses written and copied by Philadelphia Quaker poet Hannah Griffitts and the circumstances under which they were circulated. It argues that Griffitts’ experiences in print, in ... More


Books, Manuscripts, Gifts: Scholarly and International Networks

Kate Loveman

in Samuel Pepys and his Books: Reading, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198732686
eISBN:
9780191796968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732686.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Access to reading material in the seventeenth century was heavily dependent on contacts outside the commercial networks of the book trade. This chapter uncovers the unspoken codes that governed gifts ... More


The Perraults in the Countryside: Viry and Literary Sociability (1650–1680)

Oded Rabinovitch

in The Perraults: A Family of Letters in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729423
eISBN:
9781501730085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729423.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Always in need of credit, financiers had to project an image of wealth, and literature became a means for supporting this avenue of mobility. The Perraults entertained other notables and men of ... More


‘Far off the public stage’: Marvell’s public and private writings, 1649–65

Keith McDonald

in From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Andrew Marvell’s transition from Republic to restored monarchy through his approach to manuscript circulation and print culture during this period. Mapping his output against ... More


Connecting centre and locality: Political communication in early modern England

Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147158
eISBN:
9781526155528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147165
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This collection of essays is set up to explore the dynamics of local/national political culture in seventeenth-century Britain, with particular reference to political communication. It examines the ... More


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