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Aphra Behn's Afterlife

Jane Spencer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184942
eISBN:
9780191674402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184942.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Aphra Behn, now becoming recognized as a major Restoration figure, is especially significant as an early example of a successful professional woman writer: an important and often troubling role-model ... More


Professional Writer: 1863–1867

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0024
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1863 Calvin Stowe now sixty-one, retired from Andover and Harriet Beecher Stowe was fifty-two. For the next sixteen years she was the sole breadwinner, the ... More


Lekhapaddhati: Documents of State and Everyday Life from Ancient and Medieval Gujarat

Pushpa Prasad

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195684476
eISBN:
9780199082100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195684476.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Lekhapaddhati, whose translation with full annotation is offered in this volume, is unique in the whole body of ancient Sanskrit texts. It is a collection of actual or specimen documents (lekhas) ... More


Oscar Wilde's Profession: Writing and the Culture Industry in the Late Nineteenth Century

Josephine M. Guy and Ian Small

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187288
eISBN:
9780191674686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187288.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is a materialist account of Wilde's career as a writer. It contests three widely held assumptions about his success: that there is a clear distinction between his life as a journalist and ... More


Introduction

Paula McDowell

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

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

In Part III, we see all of these forces come to bear on Delarivier Manley. Over the years that Manley was active as an author, the press became an accepted vehicle for political discussion, and ... More


Writing for the State

Katie Brown

in Writing and the Revolution: Venezuelan Metafiction 2004-2012

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942197
eISBN:
9781789623932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942197.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 1 examines how Chulapos Mambo (Méndez Guédez, 2011) and Bajo las hojas (Centeno, 2010) condemn the connections between a successful or unsuccessful writing career and Bolivarian politics. ... More


Cutcherry Scribes

Bhavani Raman

in Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226703275
eISBN:
9780226703299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703299.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the cutcherry scribes and their role in society. The scribes were the first professional writers of English in southeastern India. This chapter focuses on the corruption and ... More


Love's “Very Essence Is Liberty”

Andrew Cayton

in Love in the Time of Revolution: Transatlantic Literary Radicalism and Historical Change, 1793-1818

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607504
eISBN:
9781469608266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607504.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter talks about the runaway romance between Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Godwin. Percy Bysshe Shelley was twenty-one in the early summer of 1814. Although he could not have known it, he had ... More


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