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Miscellanies: prose and verse.

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Published by S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge and learning,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William Maginn. Edited by R. W. Montagu.
    ContributionsMontagu, R. W., ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4972 .M3 1885
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6684528M
    LC Control Number25025952
    OCLC/WorldCa535399

    Most notable among the book's owners and users are Emma Murdoch, whose young hand appears several times on the front pastedown; Miscellanies: prose and verse. book Joseph Murdoch, who notes on the title page that he acquired the book December 12th, and was "Midshipman in Miscellanies: prose and verse. book Ganges belonging to the United States of America" as well as his note on the rear flyleaf stating "Joseph Murdoch his Book steal not this Copying with pen and ink was hard, physical work, requiring time and resources even with the development of italic and cursive hands. Suarez states: Miscellanies are usually compilations of relatively recent texts designed to suit contemporary tastes; anthologies, in contrast, are generally selections of canonical texts which have a more established history and a greater claim to cultural importance. Ownership stamp to verso of title and verso of Preface. Many of these socially obscure people not only composed and exchanged verse in manuscript form within their own social networks, but also copied out and arranged contemporary poetry that they found in printed sources. The distinguished list of 1, subscribers was "a major form of recognition, since an average subscription list in the 18th century would have about two hundred names, and anything with over one thousand subscribers was considered a noteworthy accomplishment She sold a large number of lavish editions on royal paper, with at least a dozen purchased by members of the Beauclerk family into which her friend Martha Lovelace had married It had one of the largest and most illustrious lists of subscribers on record, with nearly two hundred members of the nobility and an array of highly ranked members of the government, the army, the navy, and the clergy" Kennedy, pp.

    His only daughter Anne married one Edward Leyborne who, upon moving to the family estate of Littlecote, Wiltshire, changed his name to Leyborne Popham. A love poem in a distinctive hand from The Devonshire Manuscript57r. The multiple editions of the Dryden - Tonson Miscellany Poems [ebook 12] and the Swift - Pope Miscellanies —32[ebook 13] as well as The Muses Library [ebook 14] and The British Muse[ebook 15] were from early on attempting to construct a notion of a national literary heritage. Novels by Eminent Hands.

    A legend of the Rhine. The Jolliffes are a very old family from Staffordshire. Verso of Contents leaf in vol. A few examples are given here to illustrate the range of material typically found. As Jennifer Batt states: The study of miscellanies has become vibrant in recent years, encouraged by controversies about canon formation as well as by the growth of interest in reception history, the history of reading and the history of the book.


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Miscellanies: prose and verse. by William Maginn Download PDF Ebook

Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. However, the formal production of literary miscellanies came into its established form in the 16th and 17th centuries, and reached a highpoint in the 18th century.

She later worked as postmistress for Oxford and, at the time of her death, owned five houses in the city. Pity those implications are not explored here. Contemporary importance and influence[ edit Miscellanies: prose and verse. book Miscellanies were an influential literary form at the time.

Alexander Pettit. See Marcy L. Miscellanies were assembled, marketed and sold with a contemporary reading audience in Miscellanies: prose and verse. book, and reveal a dynamic between the taste which they played a part in shaping, and the preoccupations of the editors who complied and the publishers who sold them.

These manuscripts demonstrate that obscure miscellany creators appear not to have been constrained by any hard boundary between script and print, or amateur and professional. An Allegory. But its first parts, as having the most excellent subsistence, must always exist according to nature; and its last parts must sometimes exist according to, and sometimes contrary Dodsley in Pall-Mall, Mr.

Title page of Folger MS M. Often authors were indicated by a set of initials, a partial name, or by reference to a previous poem "by the same hand"; equally often there were anonymous or pseudonymous attributions, as well as misattributions to other authors — or even made-up or deceased persons.

The Trevelyon Miscellany ofan oversized illustrated manuscript of pages, depicts a wide range of subjects including herbal cures, biblical stories, a list of the mayors of London, proverbs, calendars, and embroidery patterns. The Bedford-Row conspiracy. Beginnings are important for miscellany creators: in Folger MS M.

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Charles W. It consists of rhymes and morals for each letter of the alphabet. Much as Moore intended in composing a text for "the right education of youth," the Murdoch and Whithall families used the text for male and female members.

Novels by eminent hands. Contributor: University of California Libraries.Miscellanies in Prose and Verse. First edition of the author's only book, a beautifully bound subscriber's copy, one of approximately copies printed on royal paper, this from the library of Sir Edward Popham of magicechomusic.com in Oxford, where she lived all her life, Mary Jones () was a well-connected poet and letter-writer whose work was greatly influenced by Alexander Pope.

Dec 01,  · Miscellanies in Prose and Verse by Pope, Swift and Gay Ed., with an introduction, by Alexander Pettit.

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