An Anatomy of Reprintings and Plagiarisms: Finding Keys to Editorial Practices and Magazine Hisotry, 1730-1820 (Studies in British & American Magazin
By: Edward William Pitcher (editor)Hardback
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This volume is a collection of studies of magazines in Britain and the US in the period 1730-1820. The studies concentrate on the editorial practices that seems to be standard at the time, such as editors falsely accusing others of plagiarism whilst plagiarizing works themselves, editors disguised the reprinting of something old as something new, invented scandal, and promised wonderful things would appear when in fact they never would or were never intended to.
Introductory - Thomas Gordon and "The Universal Spectator"; "The Court Magazine" - marketing something old as something new; "The Beauties of the Magazines", 1772; "The Monthly Ledger", 1773-1776 - a year of plagiarisms; "The Monthly Miscellany"/"The Sentimental Magazine" - mirror images; "The Town and Country Magazine" - decline in the nineties; "The American herald" - distinguishing American from foreign voices; "The Edinburgh Magazine" and the "New York Magazine"; "The Balance" - a Hudson magazine's big-city connection; New York/Philadelphia/New York.
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