Reading Gossip in Early Eighteenth-Century England

  • Authors
  • Nicola Parsons

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Nicola Parsons
    Pages 1-10
  3. Nicola Parsons
    Pages 69-91
  4. Nicola Parsons
    Pages 149-153
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 154-211

About this book


This book analyzes the relation between print cultures and eighteenth-century literary and political practices and, identifying Queen Anne's England as a crucial moment in the public life of gossip, offers readings of key texts that demonstrate how gossip's interpretative strategies shaped readers' participation in the literary and public spheres.


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