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The Female Authors of Cadell and Davies

Michelle Levy and Reese Irwin

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/9781786940605.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the publishing firm of Cadell and Davies and its relationships with its female authors. During the seven decades in which it operated, in various incarnations between 1765 and ... More


Murder Most Foul: Hamlet Through the Ages

David Bevington

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599103
eISBN:
9780191731501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599103.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book is an account of Shakespeare's great play from its sources in Scandinavian epic lore to the way it was performed and understood in its own day, and then how the play has fared down to the ... More


‘A piece of work which would occupy some years…’ Oxford University Press Archive Files 814152, 814173, 814011

John Henderson

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the history of Walbank's engagement with Polybius and subsequently with his commentary on Polybius, whose origins and development towards publication is charted against the ... More


Introduction

David Bevington

in Murder Most Foul: Hamlet Through the Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599103
eISBN:
9780191731501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599103.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an introduction to Hamlet's history — its critical history, performance history, in film, in television, publishing, and history.


Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Rei Magosaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Tricksters and Cosmopolitans is the first sustained exploration into the history of cross-cultural collaborations between Asian American writers and their non-Asian American editors and publishers. ... More


Irish women's writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the cause of liberty

Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Irish women writers entered the international publishing scene in unprecedented numbers in the period between 1878 and 1922. This collection of new essays explores how Irish women, officially ... More


“Broken Pieces of Fact”

Alex Csiszar

in The Scientific Journal: Authorship and the Politics of Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226553238
eISBN:
9780226553375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553375.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Writing the history of the scientific journal presents several methodological problems. In part this is because the category includes a vast and varied collection of objects, but it is also because ... More


Principal Booksellers and Publishing Outlets

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This chapter covers the publishing history of some of the main authors discussed in the book, the Congregationalists Isaac Watts, Philip Doddridge, and Elizabeth Rowe, the Methodists John Wesley and ... More


In Good Company: The Business of Abridgements in Eighteenth-Century England

S.J. Michael F. Suarez

in Textual Transformations: Purposing and Repurposing Books from Richard Baxter to Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198808817
eISBN:
9780191882500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808817.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Throughout the eighteenth century, the business of reprinting books was associated with abridging texts. However unusual it may seem today, the copyholder’s property right in a ‘thoughtful ... More


Introduction

Lucy Evans

in Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381182
eISBN:
9781781384855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Introduction considers how community dynamics in Trinidad, Jamaica and Guyana have been shaped by histories of colonialism, slavery, and migration. It goes on to examine unity in diversity models ... More


Children’s Literature

Pádraic Whyte

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/9780198187318.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter presents a history of children’s literature publishing in nineteenth-century Ireland. The introduction of new copyright legislation following the Act of Union reduced the number of books ... More


The Hogarth Press, Digital Humanities, and Collaboration: Introducing the Modernist Archives Publishing Project (MAPP)

Nicola Wilson, Elizabeth Willson Gordon, Alice Staveley, Helen Southworth, and Claire Battershill

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the Modernist Archives Publishing Project (MAPP). MAPP aims to use digital technology to create a “super collection” of books and publishing histories that empirically models ... More


Developing Fictions: Amos Tutuola at Faber and Faber

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Five assesses the impact of development discourse on the literary institutions of the period. At midcentury, the idea of economic development was crucial for managing the transition from ... More


Baron d’Hancarville, Sir William Hamilton, and the Collaborative Production of Antiquities

Noah Heringman

in Sciences of Antiquity: Romantic Antiquarianism, Natural History, and Knowledge Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556915
eISBN:
9780191744990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556915.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter documents the production of the Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Antiquities (1766–1776), famed for its pioneering colour illustrations of Sir William Hamilton’s vase collection. ... More


Dissemination

Adam Guy

in The nouveau roman and Writing in Britain After Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198850007
eISBN:
9780191884467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850007.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter surveys the early dissemination of the nouveau roman in Britain, beginning around 1957. First, the nouveau roman’s main British publisher, Calder & Boyars, is introduced, with ... More


Disciplinary Histories of Classics

Christopher Stray

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 1

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198779919
eISBN:
9780191825927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779919.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses ‘disciplinary histories’, which refer to three different things. First are the published histories of classical scholarship like those of J. E. Sandys, Ulrich von ... More


Metropolitan Publisher as Postcolonial Clearinghouse: The African Writers Series

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Six examines Heinemann Educational Book's African Writers Series, the preeminent literary institution of anglophone Africa. Critics have repeatedly asked whether the series is fundamentally ... More


The Anthology and the Duanaire

Margaret Kelleher

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/9780198187318.003.0038
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the publishing history of Irish anthologies in the nineteenth-century. These collections played a key role in the consolidation of ‘Anglo-Irish’ literature from the ... More


Samuel Ferguson’s Hibernian Nights’ Entertainments

Eve Patten

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/9780198187318.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the history of the works of Sir Samuel Ferguson’s (1810–86), which highlights the complex nature of the transition, in Ireland, from magazine and journal publication to book ... More


Serial Encounters: Ulysses and the Little Review

Clare Hutton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198744078
eISBN:
9780191804045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744078.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

James Joyce’s Ulysses was first published in New York in the Little Review between 1918 and 1920. What kind of reception did it have and how does the serial version of the text differ from the ... More


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