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Edmund Curll, Bookseller

Edmund Curll, Bookseller

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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.

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Autor: Paul Baines
ISBN-13: 9780199278985
ISBN: 0199278989
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 388
Gewicht: 812 g
Format: 235x165x26 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Paul Baines, Pat Rogers
Pat Rogers, DeBartolo Professor in the Liberal Arts at the University of South Florida, has held teaching posts at the universities of Cambridge, London, Wales, and Bristol.

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Autor: Paul Baines
ISBN-13:: 9780199278985
ISBN: 0199278989
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.03.2007
Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
Gewicht: 812g
Seiten: 388
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 235x165x26 mm