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The women of Grub Street

press, politics, and gender in the London literary marketplace, 1678-1730

by Paula McDowell

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London,
  • London.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Manley, Mrs. 1663-1724 -- Political and social views,
    • English prose literature -- England -- London -- History and criticism,
    • Women in the book industries and trade -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
    • Women in the book industries and trade -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century,
    • Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century,
    • Literature publishing -- England -- London -- History,
    • Women in journalism -- England -- London -- History,
    • Women in politics -- England -- London -- History,
    • Women and literature -- England -- London,
    • London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 17th century,
    • London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaula McDowell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8476 .M38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 347 p. :
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL697446M
      ISBN 10019818395X, 0198184492
      LC Control Number97044996

      This text uses 17th- and 18th-century literature as a source for studying the women of Grub Street. It explores women's religio-political situation, and in particular women in the London book trade. Rating.   Differing views of Grub Street and New Grub Street, from The Author () Appendix C: The Profession of Authorship. From Thomas Carlyle, “The Hero as Man of Letters” () From Anthony Trollope, An Autobiography () Walter Besant and the Society of Authors; Edmund Gosse Writes a Book Pages:

        The first imperative is reflected in her book’s title, Brothers of the Quill: Oliver Goldsmith in Grub Street. Grub Street was a street in 17th and 18th century London, the home of innumerable Author: Philip Marchand. Alysia Abbott is the author of Fairyland, A Memoir of My Father (W.W. Norton), named one of the best books of by the San Francisco Chronicle, Shelf Awareness and GoodReads, and recently .

      Get this from a library! The women of Grub Street: press, politics, and gender in the London literary marketplace, [Paula McDowell] -- Much new information is included in this study of the lives of women of middling to lower-class status, living in the London of the 17th and 18th centuries. The book .   Even "New Grub Street" (the title refers to London's Grub Street, which, Gissing noted, became known in the 18th century as the "abode, not merely of poor, but of insignificant, writers") is.


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