Recent years have witnessed a heightened interest in eighteenth-century literary journalism and popular culture. This book provides an account of the early periodical as a literary genre and traces the development of journalism from the 1690s to the 1760s, covering a range of publications by both well-known and obscure writers. The book's central theme is the struggle of eighteenth-century journalists to attain literary respectability and the strategies by which editors sought to improve the literary and social status of their publications.The only account of incidents from the narratora#39;s personal life we are given is a visit to the country (Female Spectator bk ... and too highly estimating the value of our personal accomplishmentsa#39;, the narrator of A Practical Essay on Old Maidsanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Rise of Literary Journalism in the Eighteenth Century|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2005-02-22|