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A vindication of the press: or, An essay on the usefulness of writing, on criticism, and the qualification of the authors. Wherein is shewn, that 'tis for the advantage of all governments to encourage writing, otherwise a nation would never be secure from the attempts of its most secret enemies; barbarous and prejudic'd criticisms on writings are detected, and criticism is justly stated. With an examination into what genius's and learning are necessary for an author in all manner of performances. Preview this item
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A vindication of the press: or, An essay on the usefulness of writing, on criticism, and the qualification of the authors. Wherein is shewn, that 'tis for the advantage of all governments to encourage writing, otherwise a nation would never be secure from the attempts of its most secret enemies; barbarous and prejudic'd criticisms on writings are detected, and criticism is justly stated. With an examination into what genius's and learning are necessary for an author in all manner of performances.

Author: Daniel Defoe
Publisher: London, Printed for T. Warner, 1718.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Defoe
OCLC Number: 41479594
Notes: Published anonymously.
Ascribed to Defoe by W.P. Trent.--Cf. his holograph letter of Feb. 21, 1909, addressed to J.E. Spingarn filed in the Manuscript Division.
Description: 36 pages 19 cm (8vo.)
Other Titles: Vindication of the press
Essay on the usefulness of writing

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