Paper pellets : British literary culture after Waterloo /

This study begins with two fatal duels as an introduction to a literary period best defined by its antagonisms. Exploring three publishing phenomena of the age; the novels of Walter Scott, Byron's Don Juan, and the new literary magazines, it attempts a reconfiguration of our understanding of li...

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Main Author: Cronin, Richard, 1949-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction: Two Duels
  • 2. Two Dinners
  • 3. Personalities
  • 4. Flesh-Coloured Silk
  • 5. Remembering Peebles
  • 6. Mr Knight's Best Small Capitals
  • 7. Pistols and Horsewhips
  • 8. Disunity of Mind: The Novel as Magazine
  • 9. Practical Asyndeton: The Poem as Magazine
  • 10. Cruel Mockeries
  • 11. Jack and Gill
  • 12. Conclusion: Two Cultures
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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