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New PDF release: Encounters in the Victorian Press: Editors, Authors, Readers

By Laurel Brake, Julie F. Codell

ISBN-10: 0230522564

ISBN-13: 9780230522565

ISBN-10: 1403941777

ISBN-13: 9781403941770

Encounters within the Victorian Periodical Press specializes in the original attribute of the Victorian periodical press--its improvement of encounters among and between readers, editors, and authors. Encounters promoted discussion between varied publics, differing via classification, gender, specialist and political pursuits, and ethnicity. via encounters, the click emerged to turn into a valuable public area for debates approximately society, politics, tradition, public order, and overseas and imperial affairs. This publication captures the richness of those interactions and a number of voices and evaluations.

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The tour of the midlands lasted for nine days and took in 20 John Plunkett Nottingham, Derby, Chesterfield, Belvoir Castle, Lichfield Cathedral, Coventry, and Leicester. There was also an excursion to Birmingham for Prince Albert, which managed to cram in guided tours of six factories before moving on to visit the town hall and the Free Grammar School. The opening of the Royal Exchange in 1844 by Victoria and Albert was seen in comparable terms as one of their many recognitions of the power of commerce, while events like their tour of Lancashire in late 1851 accorded the same respect to northern industrialism.

16 After a steady run of such works in the first half of 1844, the journal noted that The literary feature of introducing a series of nouvellettes from the pens of the first writers of our time, has met with a very general and gratifying approval. It seems to have harmonized with the family character of this newspaper, and to have fertilized the dry realities of the actual world with a pleasant stream of fiction to please the palate, and prompt the imagination of the young. (ILN, Preface to vol. 17 As we shall see, this gendering of space in the newspaper meant that serial fiction tended to suffer from an inferiority of status equivalent to the social and legal disabilites of women in early Victorian Britain.

Royal Visits’, Illustrated London News, 31 Aug. 1844, 128. See also, ‘London, 8 December, 1843,’ The Times, 8 Dec. 1843, 4. 19. ‘Victoria’s Voyages for the Next Ten Years’, Punch, 5 (1843), 128. ‘The Queen’s Illustrious Visitors’, Punch, 7 (1844), 182. 28 John Plunkett 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. ‘Saturday, December 2’, Birmingham Journal, 2 Dec. 1843, 4. ‘The Queen’s Visit’, Birmingham Daily Post, 15 June 1858, 2. ‘The Great Avatar’, Birmingham Daily Post, 10 June 1858, 2. ‘To Our Readers’, Birmingham Daily Post, 14 June 1858, 2.

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