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Pamphlets and pamphleteering in early modern Britain

Pamphlets and pamphleteering in early modern Britain

Author: Joad Raymond
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge studies in early modern British history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a unique history of the printed pamphlet in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Britain. It discusses pamphlets as a means of influencing politics and public opinion - as commercial products,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joad Raymond
ISBN: 0521819016 9780521819015
OCLC Number: 186188356
Description: xviii, 403 s. : illustrations.
Contents: List of illustrations; List of figures; Preface; Notes on conventions; Prologue: changing experiences, 1588, 1642, 1688; 1. What is a pamphlet?; 2. 'How loudely they cry': Marprelate, purity and paper bullets; 3. 'Stitchers, Binders, Stationers, Hawkers': printing practices and the book trade; 4. 'A mongrel race of Mercuries lately sprung up': the business of news, c. 1580-1660; 5. 'From words to blowes': Scottish origins of the explosion of print, 1637-42; 6. 'This bookish partiall formall fierce factious animositous age': printing revolutions, 1641-60; 7. 'Speaking abroad': gender, female authorship and pamphleteering; 8. 'A Bog of Plots, Sham-plots, Subordinations and Perjuries': pamphlets and polemic in the Restoration; Epilogue; Index of names and titles; General index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in early modern British history.
Responsibility: Joad Raymond.
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'... rich and well-written ... Raymond shows an impressive command of the diverse fields central to the history of the pamphlet ...' The Times Literary Supplement '... this book ... will undoubtedly Read more...

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