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Epistolary spaces : English letter-writing from the foundation of the Post Office to Richardson's Clarissa

Author: James How
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
Series: Studies in early modern English literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author explores and describes the nature of "epistolary spaces" - phenomena that came into being with the foundation of a postal service for the general public in the 1650s. Focusing on the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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How, James (James S.).
Epistolary spaces.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)606954929
Named Person: Samuel Richardson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James How
ISBN: 0754603547 9780754603542
OCLC Number: 50725644
Description: viii, 214 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Glimmerings of epistolary space in Dorothy Osborne's Letters to Sir William Temple (1652-54) --
Ch. 2. 'I have been so long absent from Court': Sir George Etherege's personal and business letters, a courtly enclave in epistolary space (1685-89) --
Ch. 3. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Turkish Embassy Letters and the 'Whig schism' under George I (1716-18) --
Ch. 4. An epistolary redoubt: the correspondence between the Countesses of Hertford and Pomfret (1738-41) --
Ch. 5. Petitions and memorials from the edge: the letters of the Rev. Dr. Lucius Henry Hibbins to the Duke of Newcastle (1741-58) --
Ch. 6. Clarissa's cyberspace: imaginations of epistolary space in Richardson's Clarissa.
Series Title: Studies in early modern English literature.
Responsibility: James How.

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