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The Romance Revival

Anna Vaninskaya

in William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641499
eISBN:
9780748651672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the romance revival. It looks at the place of romance as a secure antithetical literary category. It identifies the developments in publishing that helped the romance genre ... More


Creating the Market for Popular Magazines

Howard Cox and Simon Mowatt

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199601639
eISBN:
9780191756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601639.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter traces the growth of magazine publishing in Britain from its origins in London’s Grub Street, ranging from Edward Cave’s pioneering Gentleman’s Magazine of 1731 and John Limbird’s Mirror ... More


Civil War Humor

Cameron C. Nickels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737479
eISBN:
9781621032106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737479.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the various forms of comedic popular artifacts produced in America from 1861 to 1865, and looks at how wartime humor was created, disseminated, and received by both sides of the ... More


The ‘King of All Burglars’

Eloise Moss

in Night Raiders: Burglary and the Making of Modern Urban Life in London, 1860-1968

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840381
eISBN:
9780191875960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840381.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 charts the emergence of the ‘professional’ London burglar as a masculine, daring, and diabolically clever criminal type, embodied in the exploits of Charles Peace (d. 1879). Peace, a ... More


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