Franklin

Print technology in Scotland and America, 1740-1800 / Louis Kirk McAuley.

Author/Creator:
McAuley, Louis Kirk, 1970-
Publication:
Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2013]
Series:
Transits (Bucknell University)
Transits: literature, thought & culture
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 327 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Subjects:
English literature -- Scottish authors -- History and criticism.
Scottish literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 18th cntury -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- History -- 18th century.
Printing -- Political aspects -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Printing -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Journalism -- Political aspects -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Macpherson, James, 1736-1796 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Brown, Charles Brockden, 1771-1810 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Contents:
Noise (and noise abatement) in Scotland and America
To "bring forward a general scream" : George Whitefield, mob rules, and the noise of religious enthusiasm
The "torrent's roar" : agricultural improvement, colonial administration, and the reorganization of noise in James Macpherson's The poems of Ossian
Creating a "perfect union of opinion" : the polygraph, Thomas Jefferson, and the presidential election of 1800
"Periodical visitations" : crises of representation in three novels by Charles Brockden Brown.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-315) and index.
ISBN:
9781611485431 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
1611485436 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9781611485448 (ebk.)
OCLC:
855957412
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