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Goldsmith as journalist

Author: Richard C Taylor
Publisher: Rutherford, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study finds in Oliver Goldsmith's early work a compelling narrative of social protest and professional accommodation: the struggle of an anonymous "hack" with expectations of recognition and fame too unrealistic for survival in a newly forming profession. As "true critic," as "foreign correspondent" to the magazines, and as an anonymous voice of protest against the commercialization of letters, Goldsmith
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Richard C., 1956-
Goldsmith as journalist.
Rutherford, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1993
(OCoLC)645832787
Named Person: Oliver Goldsmith; Oliver Goldsmith; Oliver Goldsmith; Oliver Goldsmith; Oliver Goldsmith
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Taylor
ISBN: 0838634621 9780838634622
OCLC Number: 25747699
Description: 205 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Works Frequently Cited --
1. Journalist by Profession --
2. Goldsmith's Hiring and Its Periodical Contexts --
3. The "True Critic" --
4. In the Rival Camp --
5. The "Weekly Historian" --
6. "The Philanthropic Bookseller": Goldsmith's Work for Newbery --
7. Defining a Self: The Essayist and His Readers --
8. "Arrant Tories" and "Soure Whigs": The Political Context of Goldsmith's Journalism --
9. "Paternoster Row Is Not Parnassus"
Responsibility: Richard C. Taylor.

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This book invites a reconsideration of the early career of Oliver Goldsmith, who not only exemplifies but consistently comments on the state of the press in High Georgian England. Goldsmith's  Read more...

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