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Delarivier Manley's Public Representations

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/9780198183952.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

By 1714, when she pretended to renounce politics as ‘not the business of a Woman’, Delarivier Manley was a recognized force as a political writer. In 1709, she was arrested for The New Atalantis, ... More


Truth Brought to Light: The Secret History and the Defence of the English Republic, 1650–53

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0029
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines publications in the early 1650s about James I's murder. Official newsbooks mined early Stuart scandals to ward off the threat of resurgent Royalism, while other publications ... More


Worse than Ravaillac: Exorcizing Eglisham and the King-Killers, 1655–63

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0030
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the secret history's shifting place in contemporary political imagination from 1655–63. As the revolution stabilized under Oliver Cromwell, it no longer seemed quite so ... More


Scandalous and Libellous Discourses: The Murder of James I from Partisan History to Forensic Medicine, 1663–1862

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0031
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This epilogue explores how later writers kept the debate over the murder of James I alive well into the nineteenth century. The attribution of James' murder to a nefarious Catholic conspiracy, ... More


London on Fire: Buckingham the Popish Poisoner

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This last two years of Buckingham's life was engulfed by critique and scandal. Elements of the secret history appeared in many forms — seditious talk and rumour, verse libel and underground print, ... More


Under the Power of the Sword: Blood Guilt and the Regicide, 1648–49

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Army's detention of Parliament-men on 6 December 1648 and the subsequent trial and execution of Charles I. It discusses how the secret history helped legitimate and even ... More


Conclusion: The Shadows from Theobalds

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0032
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter presents some comments on the significance of the present study on James I's death for students of early modern Britain. It argues that while there is space for reasonable ... More


Nero in Warwickshire: The Secret History after Buckingham, 1629–40

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how Eglisham's most infamous work continued to percolate through English and Scottish political culture during the 1630s. Discussion of James' murder had not ended with ... More


Eglisham Redivivus: The Secret History and the Case for War, 1642

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the dramatic re-emergence and reinvention of Eglisham's story in 1642. Over the summer and fall of 1642, men mobilized for war as king and Parliament accelerated their search ... More


Rome’s Masterpiece: Civil War Polemic and the Murder of James I, 1643–45

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the widespread assimilation of Eglisham's secret history into the most powerful strain of Parliamentarian political discourse: the fear of a long-standing, many-stranded popish ... 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


The Staple of News: The Forerunner and the Literary Underground

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the early Stuart English literary underground that helped circulate copies of Eglisham's The Forerunner of Revenge. This literary underground had links to the Continent, but ... More


That Secret History of a Nation

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

‘The Bruce-Partington Plans’, in which the design of a new and devastating type of submarine is stolen from Woolwich Arsenal and sold to a foreign spy, came at an ominous moment in British history. ... More


History as Text: Coping with Procopius

Averil Cameron

in The Inheritance of Historiography 350–900

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859892728
eISBN:
9781781380796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859892728.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines whether Procopius' The Wars of Justinian, The Buildings of Justinian, and the History, are contradictory to one another. It argues that the three historical works of Procopius, ... More


A Crying Crime: The Parliament-men Investigate the Death of James I

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the parliamentary investigation into James I's death. It details the testimony of royal physicians before a twelve-man select committee, which confirmed some of Eglisham's ... More


Involving the Universe in Ruins: Sansay’s Haitian Anabiography

Monique Allewaert

in Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677276
eISBN:
9781452947747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677276.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers how the minoritarian conceptions of the body and the person, taken from both Anglo-European elite and the Afro-American culture, resonated with white women in North America. It ... More


Introduction

in This Perversion Called Love: Reading Tanizaki, Feminist Theory, and Freud

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762335
eISBN:
9780804772518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762335.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the works of Japanese author Tanizaki Jun'ichirō and its relevance to feminist theory and the views of Sigmund Freud. This ... More


Whitehall, Intelligence and Officialhistory: Editing Soe in France

Christopher J. Murphy

in Intelligence Studies in Britain and the US: Historiography since 1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748646272
eISBN:
9780748684496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646272.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The publication of Professor M. R. D. Foot's SOE in France — an officially sponsored account of the activities of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) during the Second World War — stands out as a ... More


Biography, Fiction, and the Emergence of ‘Identity’ in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Michael McKeon

in Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698233
eISBN:
9780191803772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199698233.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the changing relationship between biography and fiction in early modern England. More precisely, it considers the revolution in biographical exemplarity in which the illustrious ... More


The Transamerican Novel

Anna Brickhouse

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the “transamerican novel” as a useful category for literary historiography. After considering the arguments that underlie the concept of the transamerican novel, it analyzes two ... More


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