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Walking the streets of eighteenth-century London

Walking the streets of eighteenth-century London

John Gay"s Trivia (1716)

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay, John, -- 1685-1732,
  • City and town life -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
  • London (England) -- In literature,
  • London (England) -- Social conditions -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [220]-249) and index

    Other titlesWalking the streets of 18th-century London
    Statementedited by Clare Brant and Susan E. Whyman
    ContributionsBrant, Clare, 1960-, Whyman, Susan E., 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3473 .T736 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17243911M
    ISBN 100199280495
    ISBN 109780199280490
    LC Control Number2007028192

    in eighteenth-century London, see Tony Henderson, Disorderly W omen in Eighteenth-Century London: Prostitution and Control in the Metropolis, – (London, ). Begging on the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London Tim Hitchcock A nyone pretending to gentility in eighteenth-century London knew that giving to a beggar on the street was a delicate and complex maneuver.1 Erasmus Jones in his cutting guide to urban eti-quette, The Man of Manners; or, Plebeian Polished, observed that he had “seen.

    This book gathers together an array of international scholars, critics, and artists concerned with the issue of walking as a theme in modern literature, philosophy, and the arts. Covering a wide array of authors and media from eighteenth-century fiction writers and travelers to contemporary film, di.   I n London was already the biggest city in Europe; by it had become the largest in the world. It was home to both the most magnificent and the most squalid lives. In his new book Author: Fara Dabhoiwala.

    Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay’s Trivia (). Oxford: Oxford University Press, Feather, John. “The British Book Market, –” In A Companion to the History of the Book, edited by Simon Eliot and Jonathan Rose, – Malden, MA: Blackwell, The book is charmingly written, in a tone chatty enough that you can imagine you are walking along with the couple as they stroll the streets of London, listening to them muse about streets and their names. A great deal of well-researched information backs up this musing, which makes the book a good read as well as a useful resource.


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Nine experts offer accessible and stimulating interpretations of John Gay's poem Trivia: or the Art of Walking the Streets of London (). This chapter deals with material culture using John Gay's poem Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London as a visual source.

It shows how clothes were important in ways that were particular to the eighteenth century — ways that included the political concept of ‘Englishness’.

You might think costume history was a distinct discipline, and what the poem says about clothes Author: Aileen Ribeiro. 15 “Court of Governors, Bridewell and Bethlem: Minutes, 12 January /8 to 4 April ,” Guildhall Library, MS /21, – For the cases of Andrew Pearson, Barnaby Lyon, and William Burke, see and There were periods, during the mayoralty of Sir John Barnard in –39, e.g., when beggars formed a substantially higher proportion of those committed to Cited by: Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay's Trivia Edited by Clare Brant and Susan E.

Whyman Hardback, Seppages, Price: £ / $, ISBN / ISBNOxford University Press. 15 “Court of Governors, Bridewell and Bethlem: Minutes, 12 January /8 to 4 April ,” Guildhall Library, MS /21, – For the cases of Andrew Pearson, Barnaby Lyon, and William Burke, see and There were periods, during the mayoralty of Sir John Barnard in –39, e.g., when beggars formed a substantially higher proportion of those committed to.

Eighteenth-Century City 8. Aileen Ribeiro, Street Style: Dress in John Gay's Trivia 9. Susanna Morton Braund, Gay's Trivia: Walking the Streets of Rome. THE POEM: TRIVIA: OR, THE ART of WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON Note on the Poem Text Notes to the Poem Select Bibliography Index Trivia, a poem in three books of, and lines, respectively, has been republished, accompanied by critical essays, in a volume entitled Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay’s Trivia (), edited by Clare Brant and Susan E.

Whyman (Oxford, ). The poem’s first book sets out the preparations a walker. The full title of this poem is Trivia: Or, The Art of Walking the Streets of London, and the word “trivia” here is easily the modern sense of “insignificant details,” it.

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