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How Readers Did Read

David Paul Nord

in Faith in Reading: Religious Publishing and the Birth of Mass Media in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195173116
eISBN:
9780199835683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173112.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the actual practices of ordinary readers. Readers’ reactions to the flood of Bibles, tracts, and books from national religious publishing societies in the 1840s and 1850s are ... More


‘Woolfs’ in Sheep's Clothing: The Hogarth Press and ‘Religion’

Diane F. Gillespie

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter outlines the diverse and unconventional religious publications of the Hogarth Press. It reveals that this is a good example of the way the Woolfs unexpectedly intervened in the public ... More


The Threat of Popular Science

in Science and Salvation: Evangelical Popular Science Publishing in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226276472
eISBN:
9780226276465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276465.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Cheap print gave more people access to instructive, educational, and religious publications, yet concerns about its dangers were expressed by commentators across the political and religious spectrum. ... More


The Mystery of the Metrical Psalm

Ian Green

in Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208600
eISBN:
9780191678097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208600.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the metrical version of the psalms known as ‘Sternhold and Hopkins’, which was probably published more often than any other work in the early modern period. As with the Bible ... More


Varieties of Religious Publishing, 1800–50

Heidi Hansson

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/9780198187318.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter surveys religious publications in Ireland in the first half of the nineteenth century. The British Library, then a division of the British Museum, was the central depository for Irish ... More


Practicing Faith Through Reading and Writing

Kyle B. Roberts

in Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388144
eISBN:
9780226388281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388281.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses evangelical print culture. Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, coalescing an audience around print was the ambition, and the challenge, for evangelicals. Before ... More


Kate Warburton

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Katherine Anne Egerton Warburton or Kate Warburton, or “Mother Kate”, as she was known for her entire adult life. Kate was only eighteen when she was received as a novice by ... More


Religion and Illustrated Periodicals in the 1830s

Robin J. Kavanagh

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/9780198187318.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines illustrated religious periodicals in Ireland in the 1830s. The images in these periodicals reflect competing ideological and religious positions. These periodicals, as religious ... More


Labour and Popular Print Culture

Kathryn J. Oberdeck and Frank Tobias Higbie

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the participation of the working class in various genres and forms of popular print culture in the United States in the period spanning the Civil War and the early twentieth ... More


Catholic Religious Publishing, 1800–91

Cormac Begadon

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/9780198187318.003.0030
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses Catholic religious publishing in nineteenth-century Ireland. The production of Catholic literature in Ireland flourished throughout the period. The majority of this was ... More


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