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Rarely has understatement been so effective, and admonitions are delivered with devastating politeness. But it is to his credit tions that had lapsed during the Interregnum. Adult consumers of novels and magazines, 1746-1780, Daventry, Rugby, Lutterworth only represents an undeniably valuable contribution to the new interdisciplinary field of book history. Rugby boys form a partially recoverable interpretive community. The principal Bluestocking hostesses, Elizabeth Montagu 1718β€”1800 , Elizabeth Vesey 1715? Rarely has understatement been so effective, and admonitions are delivered with devastating politeness. Provincial customers preferred to buy rather than borrow fiction, and women preferred plays and novels written by women - women's works would have done better had women been the principal consumers.

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Provincial readers in eighteenth

provincial readers in eighteenth century engl and fergus jan

Consuming practices: canonicity, novels, and plays ; 3. This book thus offers the first solid demographic information about actual readership in 18th-century provincial England, not only about the class, profession, age, and sex of readers but also about the market of available fiction from which they made their choices β€” and some speculation about why they made the choices they did. This book thus offers the first solid demograph. Both men and women preferred novels with identifiable authors to anonymous ones, however, and both boys and men were able to cross gender lines in their reading. Many scholars have written about 18th-century English novels, but no one really knows who read them. That is, demand for fiction written by both men and women was about equal for the first five years, but afterward the demand for women's works declined. Many scholars have written about eighteenth-century English novels, but no one really knows who read them.

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Provincial Readers in Eighteenth

provincial readers in eighteenth century engl and fergus jan

This study provides historical data on the provincial reading publics for various forms of fiction β€” novels, plays, chapbooks, children's books, and magazines. Donnelly seems to feel the need to scheme that, in practice, afforded the govern- rebut the recent works by Bryson, Wittreich, ment a several-tiered method of supervision. These and other findings will alter the way scholars look at the fiction of the period, the questions asked, and the histories told of it. Keywords: , , , , , ,. Archival records of Midland booksellers based in five market towns and selling printed matter to over thirty-three hundred customers between 1744 and 1807 form the basis for new information about who actually bought and borrowed different kinds of fiction in eighteenth-century provincial England.

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Schoolboy Readers: John Newbery’s Goody Two

provincial readers in eighteenth century engl and fergus jan

Audiences for novels: gendered reading ; 2. Provincial customers preferred to buy rather than borrow fiction, and women preferred plays and novels written by women β€” women's works would have done better had women been the principal consumers. Magazines taken by Clay customers, Daventry, Rugby, and Lutterworth only, 1746-1780, with customer totals ; 5. Archival records of Midland booksellers based in five market towns and selling printed matter to over thirty-three hundred customers between 1744 and 1807 form the basis for new information about who actually bought and borrowed different kinds of fiction in 18th-century provincial England. Available information about the age and careers of boys who bought Goody Two-Shoes, a detailed summary of the story, and an attempt to recover how this complex and multifarious tale might have been read by boys in their harsh all-male world follows. Charles also created the office Journal Notes and Queries β€” Oxford University Press Published: Dec 13, 2010.

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provincial readers in eighteenth century engl and fergus jan

Clays' circulating library stocks ; 2. Schoolboy readers: John Newbery's Goody Two-Shoes and licensed war ; 4. Donnelly seems to feel the need to scheme that, in practice, afforded the govern- rebut the recent works by Bryson, Wittreich, ment a several-tiered method of supervision. Such a volume is Jan Fergus's investigation of the audience for fiction in eighteenth-century England. This study provides historical data on the provincial reading publics for various forms of fiction - novels, plays, chapbooks, children's books, and magazines. These and other findings will alter the way scholars look at the fiction of the period, the questions asked, and the histories told of it.

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Provincial readers in eighteenth

provincial readers in eighteenth century engl and fergus jan

Novels in English bought and borrowed, 1744-1807, by date of first publication ; 4. Jan Fergus, Provincial Readers in Eighteenth-Century England. . Randy Robertson, Censorship and Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England: The Subtle Art of. Schoolboy practices: novels, children's books, chapbooks, and magazines ; 5.

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provincial readers in eighteenth century engl and fergus jan

Randy Robertson, Censorship and Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England: The Subtle Art of Division. Schoolboy Practices: Novels, Children's Books, Chapbooks, and Magazines; 5. All children's book, chapbook titles bought by Rugby boys ; 5. Consuming Practices: Canonicity, Novels, and Plays; 3. A sense of who they were is gained by looking at the nine who paid to read Frances Burney's Cecilia as soon as Samuel Clay's circulating library made it available in 1784, two years after publication.

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Provincial readers in eighteenth

provincial readers in eighteenth century engl and fergus jan

But it is to his credit tions that had lapsed during the Interregnum. Such a volume is Jan Fergus's investigation of the audience for fiction in eighteenth-century England. Gary Kelly London: Pickering and Chatto, 1999 , 1. Archival records of Midland booksellers based in five market towns and selling printed matter to over thirty-three hundred customers between 1744 and 1807 form the basis for new information about who actually bought and borrowed different kinds of fiction in 18th-century provincial England. Audiences for Magazines and Serialized Publications; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index to Novels, Bought and Borrowed; Index to Customers for Novels; General Index.

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