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The Resource The pen and the people : English letter writers 1660-1800, Susan E. Whyman

The pen and the people : English letter writers 1660-1800, Susan E. Whyman

Label
The pen and the people : English letter writers 1660-1800
Title
The pen and the people
Title remainder
English letter writers 1660-1800
Statement of responsibility
Susan E. Whyman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Capturing actual dialogues of people discussing subjects as diverse as marriage, poverty, poetry, and the emotional lives of servants, 'The Pen and the People' will be enjoyed by everyone interested in history, literature, and the intimate experiences of ordinary people
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1937-
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Whyman, Susan E.
Dewey number
826/.509
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English letters
  • Letter writing
  • England
  • England
Label
The pen and the people : English letter writers 1660-1800, Susan E. Whyman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. I. Creating a culture of letters. Introduction : the pen, the post, and the people -- Creating the letter : how to acquire epistolary literacy -- Sending the letter : the post office and the politics of the mail -- pt. II. Creating a culture of literacy. Letters and literacy : farmers and workers in northern England -- Letters of the middling sort : confronting problems of business, religion, gender, and class -- pt. III. From letters to literature. Letter-writing and the rise of the novel : the epistolary literacy of Jane Johnson and Samuel Richardson -- Letter-writing, reading, and literary culture : the Johnson family and Anna Miller -- Conclusion : letter-writing and eighteenth-century culture : findings, patterns, and impacts
Control code
ocn567954480
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 348 pages, [30] pages of plates)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191571633
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567954480
Label
The pen and the people : English letter writers 1660-1800, Susan E. Whyman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. I. Creating a culture of letters. Introduction : the pen, the post, and the people -- Creating the letter : how to acquire epistolary literacy -- Sending the letter : the post office and the politics of the mail -- pt. II. Creating a culture of literacy. Letters and literacy : farmers and workers in northern England -- Letters of the middling sort : confronting problems of business, religion, gender, and class -- pt. III. From letters to literature. Letter-writing and the rise of the novel : the epistolary literacy of Jane Johnson and Samuel Richardson -- Letter-writing, reading, and literary culture : the Johnson family and Anna Miller -- Conclusion : letter-writing and eighteenth-century culture : findings, patterns, and impacts
Control code
ocn567954480
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 348 pages, [30] pages of plates)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191571633
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567954480

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