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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703398–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.398
Published: 01 December 2015
...Alexander Dick © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Nicholas Mason , Literary Advertising and the Shaping of British Romanticism . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2013 . Pp. x + 202. $49.95 . Reviews NICHOLAS MASON, Literary Advertising and the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74154–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.54
Published: 01 June 2019
...Eric Conrad Eric Conrad, “The Poet as Printer’s Fist: Walt Whitman’s Indicative Hand” (pp. 54–86) At the intersection of the professional author’s ascent in the United States and the growing centralization and sophistication of the advertising trade, a new anxiety surfaces in the world of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724515–538 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.515
Published: 01 March 2018
..., without reference to one’s emotional state. His use of the phrase, particularly in “The Altar of the Dead” (1895) and “Maud-Evelyn” (1900), thus offers ways of thinking through responses to death apart from grief. One is that the black dress can obscure, rather than advertise, the wearer’s feelings...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2005; 6011–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2005.60.1.1
Published: 01 June 2005
...NICHOLAS MASON For the British book trade, one of the major by-products of the eighteenth-century advent of a commodity culture was an upswing in the intensity of its advertising efforts. Chief among the new marketing practices was the use of puffery, or insider reviewing, to create hype for new...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 701132–149 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.1.132
Published: 01 June 2015
... set out on this publishing project? Although their original agree- ment does not survive, a printed prospectus gives some hints that complement the earlier announcement. The work is advertised as a Thrilling Novel of Real Life and A Romance of Philadel- phia Life, Mystery, and Crime in the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744554–557 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.554
Published: 31 March 2020
... fashions to household furnishings and advertising displays. Not for nothing does Oscar Wilde s Lord Henry warn Dorian Gray to never trust a woman who wears mauve, nor without provocation does James McNeill Whistler disparage mauve as just pink trying to be purple. Weems combines the color magenta with...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744448–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.448
Published: 31 March 2020
... narrator mocks the idea of white generosity and gift-giving, rendering an example of the old newspaper advertisement: TO BE GIVEN AWAY, a likely negro child of five years old; apply to the printer. 28 Such advertisements, Quincy says, no longer appear in the columns of the Southern newspapers: 28 Edmund...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744415–447 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.415
Published: 31 March 2020
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1994; 4911–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2934042
Published: 01 June 1994
... the foundation of the informal credit economy that she inhabited and advertised. Edgeworth's emphasis on rationality and predictability, however, excludes the irrationality inherent to consumer desire, one basis of the market itself. In Belinda, therefore, Edgeworth splits the commercial world into...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743400–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.400
Published: 01 December 2019
... the diaries and letters of William Godwin for any mention of the Fenwicks. She identifies children s books anonymously written by Fenwick. She finds advertisements for Fenwick s schools in newspaper archives in Barbados, New Haven, and New York. She locates London playbills to track the perfor- mances...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742224–250 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.224
Published: 01 September 2019
... Thoreau Country as a landscape of genius a connection enshrined in the name of the Thoreau Country 52 See Buell, Environmental Imagination, pp. 339 69. 53 Thoreau Country Conservation Alliance Advertisements, in Collection of paid newspaper advertisements relating to saving Walden Woods, 1988 1992...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734562–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.562
Published: 01 March 2019
... of keywords (a keyword serving in place of a title for each chapter e.g., Advertising, Catalogs, Engraving and they can be read in any order (p. 2), a feature that promotes browsing more immediately than it promotes research, though this book is both good and useful in both ways. The coherence...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734437–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.437
Published: 01 March 2019
... description reminds readers that the inventors of the Diorama advertised it as of the present moment by calling it an improve- ment upon other kinds of optical entertainments, namely the magic lantern and the panorama, which it shares some similar- ities with. However, the special effects of a diorama show...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733399–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.399
Published: 01 December 2018
... counterbalanced by a detailed account of the ship s interior. The layout of a page might surround prints such as Searching for Stowaways or Dancing between Decks both reproduced in British Settler Emigration in Print with advertisements for domestic products; or the pacing of a serial about emigration might...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 731137–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.137
Published: 01 June 2018
... ultimately safely unproductive and therefore reassuring to the middle classes. Mean- while, the novel s nineteen serial parts were framed by the Bleak House Advertiser which promoted items produced for domestic consumption such as the coffee and tea sold by Dakin & Company. This advertiser imitated the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73130–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.30
Published: 01 June 2018
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724433–451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.433
Published: 01 March 2018
... bespoke poet-advertiser ducks in and out of the novel on a two-page trajectory littered with commodity verses, his hat full of scraps of paper (p. 220; chap. 28) and his imagination for hire at a discount. It is the poetaster Slum, presumably, who has composed the handbills that the propri- etor of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723283–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.283
Published: 01 December 2017
... that Scott owned any of Fuseli s publications, he would certainly have been aware of them, as they were advertised and reviewed in Blackwood s and The Quarterly Review. Moreover, David Wilkie (the painter Scott most admired), was a student of Fuseli s at the Royal Academy at the time Fuseli delivered...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723374–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.374
Published: 01 December 2017
...´ nearly equaled clas- sical verse translation in requiring and evincing intense men- tal activity and thus is a symptom of cultured and refined periods46 Likewise, The Academy (1901) states that Calverley s verse is an advertisement of his classical scholarship and thus of his exclusive education...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722271–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.271
Published: 01 September 2017
... legible state to the bookseller; furnishing paper, employing a printer and corrector of the press, advertising, vending, in short, everything else will be his business (p. 139). Bugg is good on John- son s firm but fair business acumen. Johnson regularly warned prospec- tive authors against employing...