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Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Beth Palmer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599110
eISBN:
9780191725371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599110.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the ways in which women writers utilized the powerful position of author-editor to perform conventions of gender and genre in the Victorian period. It examines Mary Elizabeth ... More


The New Woman, the Legacies of Sensation, and the Press of the 1890s

Beth Palmer

in Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599110
eISBN:
9780191725371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599110.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The final chapter weighs up the trajectories of serialized fiction and women's magazines in the final decades of the nineteenth century to ask what effects Braddon's, Marryat's and Wood's work had on ... More


The Revival of Conversion Narrative: Evangelical The Revival of Conversion Narrative: Evangelical Awakening in the Eighteenth Century

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A new episode in the history of spiritual autobiography opened in the late 1730s with the advent of transatlantic Evangelical Revival, and the distinguishing characteristic of this revival or ‘work’ ... More


Introduction

Beth Palmer

in Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599110
eISBN:
9780191725371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599110.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This first section maps out the argument concerning the relationship between sensation, performance, and the press through the key figures of the female author-editors Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Ellen ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey Cantor

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

Two issues are addressed in this chapter. First, the standard secular interpretation is shown to be an inadequate account of contemporary reactions to the Exhibition because it ignores the extensive ... More


Text and Method

Joan Judge

in Republican Lens: Gender, Visuality, and Experience in the Early Chinese Periodical Press

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520284364
eISBN:
9780520959934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284364.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The first chapter presents Funü shibao in its historical and print context. It emphasizes Funü shibao’s innovativeness in order to highlight both the distinctiveness of the journal and the range of ... More


Conclusion

Beth Palmer

in Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599110
eISBN:
9780191725371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599110.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Conclusion draws together the strands of the press in which Braddon, Wood, and Marrat had worked and traces the changes they faced in the late nineteenth century and the subsequent decline of ... More


Jewish Responses to Evolution

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Drawing mainly on the Anglo-Jewish periodical press, it appears that Jewish writers were generally supportive of Darwin’s theory of evolution. Having been chastised on many occassions as ... More


The Exhibition: Close and Retrospect

Geoffrey Cantor

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The first half of this chapter addresses the role of religion in the closing ceremonies and how the religious periodical press assessed the place of the Exhibition in contemporary history. In the ... More


Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858

Megan Coyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405607
eISBN:
9781474405621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the early nineteenth century, Edinburgh was the leading centre of medical education and research in Britain. It also laid claim to a thriving periodical culture. Literature and Medicine in the ... More


Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Geoffrey Cantor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

New research challenges the standard portrayal of the Great Exhibition as a manifestly secular event confined to celebrating the success of science, technology, and manufacturing. This innovative ... More


Republican Lens: Gender, Visuality, and Experience in the Early Chinese Periodical Press

Joan Judge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520284364
eISBN:
9780520959934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284364.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an act of redemption. It retrieves a genre of text that has been banished to the margins of scholarly inquiry but that provides unparalleled access to the complexities of the past: the ... More


The Evolution of the Press

Thierry Smolderen

in The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617031496
eISBN:
9781621039921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031496.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on the impact of the periodical press on Töpffer's picture stories. In moving to another medium, Töpffer's invention also changed its raison d'être. Its artistic goals could no ... More


Introduction: Republican Lens

Joan Judge

in Republican Lens: Gender, Visuality, and Experience in the Early Chinese Periodical Press

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520284364
eISBN:
9780520959934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284364.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter introduces the genre of the commercial periodical press. It defines the nature of this press by examining a number of terms used to describe it, including popular, women’s, commercial, ... More


Republican Ladies

Joan Judge

in Republican Lens: Gender, Visuality, and Experience in the Early Chinese Periodical Press

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520284364
eISBN:
9780520959934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284364.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 introduces the “Republican Ladies” who were both the moving target of and important contributors to the journal. Consisting of three demographics—older, genteel women; professionals; and ... More


Periodicals

Elizabeth Tilley

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/9780198187318.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the history of the periodical press in nineteenth-century Ireland. Periodical publishing was particularly scanty in the first decade of the nineteenth century. The most ... More


Between Nationhood and Nonconformity: The Scottish Whig–Presbyterian Novel and the Denominational Press

Valerie Wallace and Colin Kidd

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It tends to be assumed that the Anglo-Scottish relationship has defined modern Scottish literature. This chapter contends that religion rather than nationhood has been the dominant feature of ... More


Naval heroism in the mid-Victorian family magazine

Barbara Korte

in A new naval history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526113801
eISBN:
9781526144584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113801.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

General-interest periodicals are a preeminent source for the study of popular views and major discursive formations around the navy. This chapter offers a cross-title analysis of some of the most ... More


The Problems of England’s Present: Editing Fraser’s, Changing Voices, 1860–74

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter is concerned with Froude’s successful tenure of the editorial chair at Fraser’s Magazine (1860–74). Having reviewed the commercial and editorial challenges that it presented, and which ... More


Disturbing Effects of the Periodical Press

in Ideological Hesitancy in Spain 1700-1750

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853230977
eISBN:
9781846317323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317323.008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During at least the first twenty years of the eighteenth century, the periodical press in Spain did not have the power to disrupt established ideas. In the next decade, the clandestine El Duende de ... More


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