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Title
Reading gossip in early eighteenth-century England Reading gossip in early eighteenth-century England
Type
Text
Subject
English literature--18th century--History and criticism.
Politics and literature--Great Britain--History--18th century.
Gossip in literature.
Secrecy in literature.
Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714--In literature.
Gossip--Great Britain--History--18th century.
Secrecy--Great Britain--History--18th century.
Political culture--Great Britain--History--18th century.
Books and reading--Great Britain--History--18th century.
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Geographic Coverage
Great Britain
Classification
LCC: PR448.P6 P37 2009 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 820.9/353 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2009043542
Summary
"This book analyzes the relation between print cultures and eighteenth-century literary and political practices and, identifying Queen Anne's England as a crucial moment in the public life of gossip, offers readings of key texts that demonstrate how gossip's interpretative strategies shaped readers' participation in the literary and public spheres"--Provided by publisher.
Authorized Access Point
Parsons, Nicola, 1976- Reading gossip in early eighteenth-century England