Telling People What to Think

Telling People What to Think : Early Eighteenth Century Periodicals from the Review to the Rambler

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This collection of essays displays a number of different approaches to the most significant early eighteenth-century periodicals. The range is considerable: the critique of ideology and polemical strategy, the political history of the press, the rhetoric of the genre, and the material circumstances of periodical production all find a place. The periodical profoundly shaped the English reading public's ways of perceiving the social and political institutions of their own age.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 140 x 216mm | 118g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 113898860X
  • 9781138988606

Table of contents

REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES -"As it stands, the book reflects solid empirical research on a number of individual titles in a buoyant period in the history of the periodical press...
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