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New Directions in Book History

The Periodical Press in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Authors: Tilley, Elizabeth

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  • This book offers a new interpretation of the place of periodicals in nineteenth-century Ireland. Case studies of representative titles as well as maps and visual material (lithographs, wood engravings, title-pages) illustrate a thriving industry, encouraged, rather than defeated by the political and social upheaval of the century. 

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This book offers a new interpretation of the place of periodicals in nineteenth-century Ireland. Case studies of representative titles as well as maps and visual material (lithographs, wood engravings, title-pages) illustrate a thriving industry, encouraged, rather than defeated by the political and social upheaval of the century. 

 

Titles examined include: The Irish Magazine, and Monthly Asylum for Neglected Biography and The Irish Farmers’ Journal, and Weekly Intelligencer; The Dublin University Magazine; Royal Irish Academy Transactions and Proceedings and The Dublin Penny Journal; The Irish Builder (1859-1979); domestic titles from the publishing firm of James Duffy; Pat and To-Day’s Woman.

 

The Appendix consists of excerpts from a series entitled ‘The Rise and Progress of Printing and Publishing in Ireland’ that appeared in The Irish Builder from July of 1877 to June of 1878. Written in a highly entertaining, anecdotal style, the series provides contemporary information about the Irish publishing industry.

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Elizabeth Tilley is Senior Lecturer in Victorian Literature and book history at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She has published extensively on nineteenth-century Irish book and periodical culture.


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Periodical Press in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Authors
Series Title
New Directions in Book History
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-30073-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-30073-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-30072-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 299
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations
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