Edmund Curll, Bookseller
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Edmund Curll, Bookseller

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ISBN-13:
9780199278985
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.2007
Seiten:
388
Autor:
Paul Baines
Gewicht:
812 g
Format:
235x165x26 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Edmund Curll (1683-1747) was one-man publishing firm, a figure notorious in his day and something of a comic figure ever since thanks to his enmity with Alexander Pope. This biography of his life gives an account of his varied and distinctive publishing output.
Introduction; 1. Beginnings: 1683-1706; 2. In Business: 1707-1710; 3. The Four Last Years of Queen Anne: 1710-1714; 4. Trading Blows: 1714-1716; 5. The Devil's Scout: 1716-1718; 6. Curlicism Displayed: 1717-1720; 7. Antiquities and Politics: 1717-1722; 8. Trials: 1722-1728; 9. Tribulations: 1726-1728; 10. The Dunciad: 1728-1730; 11. Going it Alone: 1728-1732; 12. Covent Garden Drollery: 1732-1734; 13. Mr Pope's Literary Correspondence: 1734-1736; 14. Gold from Dirt: 1737-1742; 15. Closing the Books: 1741-1747; Afterword; Appendix 1: Curll's Will; Appendix 2: Curll's Payments to Authors
Edmund Curll (1683-1747) was one-man publishing firm, a figure notorious in his day and something of a comic figure ever since thanks to his enmity with Alexander Pope. This is the first full scholarly biography of his life, and gives a lively, unbiased, and accurate account of Curll's varied and distinctive publishing output.