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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 43–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and newspaper prospectuses, which proliferated in the 1790s, this article analyzes examples from across the political spectrum, including the prospectus for the Argus by the radical journalist Sampson Perry, George Canning’s hugely influential prospectus to the Anti-Jacobin , and other examples by William...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
...- represented or remain unknown. Armed with these arguments, Doody and I drew up a prospectus for an edition of Richardson’s complete correspondence. Our first choice of publisher was Cambridge. The press was clearly interested, but, in the dif- ficult economic climate of the early 1990s, it was also...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 January 2021
... among ency- clopedias, was published in 1674, while the Encyclopédie, which solidified encyclopedia as the name of the genre, was announced in a prospectus in 1750.8 Within the period defined by these dates, my article s second sec- tion will examine the most influential historical dictionaries...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to the printed book, they have at the same time recognized that many ephemeral print products entertain a close and complicated relationship with book culture (Harris, 120). As separately issued advertisements, publishing proposals, and prospectuses that are not physically part of the book they prefigure...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 53–69.
Published: 01 September 2003
... was the foun- dation of the most important and most flattering distinctions in Britain, and begged his assistance in every thing which could turn their early attention to these objects— even in every thing which respected their pro- nunciation,Tone of voice, &c.” After consulting the prospectus Jardine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., devoid of both, who said that the hard words in the Rambler were used by the authour to render his Dictionary indispens- ably necessary” (Boswell’s Life, n The youthful Burney had also read Johnson’s Plan of a Dictionary, a prospectus for the work, on its publication in and by he was a devotee...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 237–251.
Published: 01 April 2001
... heart PS. I have subscribed five guineas at Mr. White’s to your plan.”12 And what plan is that? More has sent him a prospectus for the Cheap Repository Tracts. “Thank you a thousand times for your most ingenious plan,” Walpole—carried away with enthusiasm—writes on 24...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 112–130.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in The The Literary Legacy of Sarah Harriet Burney 1 2 9 Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, ed. Lorna J. Clark (Athens: Univ. of Georgia, n . . Ann R. Hawkins, prospectus for The Routledge Research Companion to Romantic Women Writers, ed. Hawkins and Maura Ives (London: Routledge, expected...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... This is abundantly clear from what must be regarded as the equivalent document in the otherwise obscure pre-history of the Perth Society, the formal proposal that Scott first presented to his future col- leagues at their initial meeting in December 1784. Scott’s prospectus for the Perth Society is in fact...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 113–142.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Minerva Press, one of the Romantic period's foremost providers of new fiction. A new Minerva novel by Kelly came out almost annually from 1794 to 1801, and Kelly was featured prominently in a publicity prospectus as one of the press's “particular and favorite Authors.” 3 Like most of the writers, many...