The Common Writer book. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary sources, The Common Writer adds substantially to our understanding of nineteenth-century literary history and culture.
The Common Writer book.
Anne Burke had been a governess and was widowed with a son. She took up writing to support herself and her family. The Common Writer: Life in Nineteenth-Century Grub Street. Becoming a writer did not provide the wealth she had hoped for. She applied for relief several times to the Royal Literary Fund from whom she received a total of 13 guineas .
Great Britain - History - 19th century, London (England) - Intellectual life - 19th century. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press.
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There are chapters on the place of women and working-class writers in a predominantly male, middle-class publishing industry; on literary clubs, societies, and feuds; on patronage, charity, and state support for writers; on literary journalists and the development of the bohemian character; on the facts that inspired the fictional world of Thackeray's Pendennis and Gissing's New Grub Street; and. on the long-running debates on the status of writers and the state of literature.
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Few nineteenth-century writers have been considered more resolutely ‘highbrow’ than Gustave Flaubert. Cross, N, The Common Writer: Life in Nineteenth-Century Grub Street (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985), 21. oogle Scholar.
Saved in: Main Author: Cross, Nigel, 1953-. Location: Book Collection. Call Number: 82. C884. Subjects: English literature 19th century History and criticism. Journalism Great Britain History 19th century. Authors, English 19th century Biography. Check if item can be requested.