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Eighteenth Century Journals I
Released on October 25, 2010
Contact: Anne Woodrum, email@example.com
Drawn from the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford,
Eighteenth Century Journals I brings together 95 rare journals
printed between 1693 and 1799. The collection combines well-known publications with more minor works, offering users a wide-ranging view of eighteenth century publishing culture.
Authors represented include Joseph Addison, Henry Fielding, Horace Walpole, Richard Steele, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Thomas Chatterton. Topics covered include law and policing; British colonial possessions; the South Sea Bubble, religion, female dress and the American and French revolutions; politics, marriage, and morality. A particular strength is eighteenth century drama, with over 19 titles
relating to the theater.
The collection offers students and scholars of the eighteenth century an opportunity to examine a variety of topical issues, and to compare a range of perspectives on the debates of the day.
For more information about Eighteenth Century Journals I please
contact Anne Woodrum, Research and Instruction Librarian.