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A political biography of Richard Steele

Author: Charles A Knight
Publisher: London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2009.
Series: Eighteenth-century political biographies, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Steele is famous as an early writer of sentimental drama and as half of the writing team, Addison and Steele. He is notable both for the indirect propaganda he developed with Addison and for the open partisanship of his own periodicals. He wrote extensively about responsible economics but was famously irresponsible in his own affairs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Knight, Charles A.
Political biography of Richard Steele.
London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2009
(OCoLC)421814107
Named Person: Richard Steele, Sir; Richard Steele, Sir; Richard Steele
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles A Knight
ISBN: 9781851966813 1851966811
OCLC Number: 568686927
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 288 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Preparing for Politics; 2. Creating Whig Culture; 3. The Spectator's Politics of Indirection; 4. The Guardian, Parliament and Dunkirk; 5. The Crisis and the Succession; 6. The Politics of Theatre; 7. The Final Decade; Notes; Works Cited; Index.
Series Title: Eighteenth-century political biographies, no. 5.
Responsibility: by Charles A. Knight.
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'Knight provides detailed political contexts for Steele's activities and successfully reminds us that Steele's life was enmeshed in politics' The Scriblerian

 
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