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Common Sense

Thomas Paine - History - 2004 - 252 pages
When Common Sense was published in January 1776, it sold, by some estimates, a stunning 150,000 copies in the colonies. What exactly made this pamphlet so appealing? This is a ...
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A Feeling for Books: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Taste, and Middle ...

Janice A. Radway - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 424 pages
Ranging from cultural history to literary criticism to personal reflection, the author examines the Book-of-the-Month Club's role in forming the literary taste and the desires ...
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Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain, 1684–1750

William B. Warner - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 325 pages
Novels have been a respectable component of culture for so long that it is difficult for twentieth-century observers to grasp the unease produced by novel reading in the ...
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Origins of the Individualist Self: Autobiography and Self-identity in ...

Michael Mascuch - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 277 pages
The author describes the origins of English autobiographical writing and links the development of this genre with the emergence of modern ideas of the self, where self-identity ...
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The Economics of Attention: Style and Substance in the Age of Information

Richard A. Lanham - Business & Economics - 2006 - 312 pages
If economics is about the allocation of resources, then what is the most precious resource in our new information economy? Certainly not information, for we are drowning in it ...
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Linking Literacies: Perspectives on L2 Reading-writing Connections

Diane Dewhurst Belcher, Alan Hirvela - Foreign Language Study - 2001 - 351 pages
Linking Literacies provides the most up to date theoretical overview of the connection between reading and writing in second language acquisition. Belcher and Hirvela have ...
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Time-sharing on Stage: Drama Translation in Theatre and Society

Sirkku Aaltonen - Performing Arts - 2000 - 121 pages
This text compares theatre texts to apartments where tenants may make considerable changes. Translated texts should be seen in relation to the tenants, who respond to various ...
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Society and Sentiment: Genres of Historical Writing in Britain, 1740-1820

Mark Salber Phillips - History - 2000 - 369 pages
A deepening interest in both social and interior experience was a distinguishing feature of the cultural life of eighteenth-century Britain, influencing writers in all genres ...
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