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Notorious facts : publicity in romantic England, 1780-1830

Title
Notorious facts : publicity in romantic England, 1780-1830 / James Mulvihill.
ISBN
9781611493467 (cloth : alk. paper)
1611493463 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611493474 (electronic)
1611493471 (electronic)
Published
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; Lanham, Md. : Co-published with Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, c2011.
Physical Description
xxv, 199 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 24, 2012
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Libelous truths : power and publicity
Three English perspectives
An essay on the evils of scandal, slander, and misrepresentation
Jeremy Bentham : "An essay on political tactics"
Samuel Taylor Coleridge : the friend
Three pamphlet controversies
Secret influence, public ruin!
Matter of fact for the multitude
A few cursory remarks upon the state of parties
English libel law : the King v. John and Leigh Hunt
Regal obsessions : scandal and the Prince of Wales
Men versus measures
The Fitzherbert affair
John Horne Tooke : a letter to a friend
Philip Withers and the Alfred pamphlets
The Jefferys affair
The delicate investigation
Nathaniel Jefferys : a review of the conduct of the Prince of Wales
Secret histories : the popular idiom of exposure secret history and publicity
Royal revelations
Thomas Ashe : the spirit of "the book"
Mary Anne Clarke : Minutes of evidence and The rival princes
Napoleonic disclosures
The exposé, or, Napoleon Buonaparte unmasked (1809)
The secret history of the cabinet of Bonaparte (1810)
Historic doubts relative to Napoleon Buonaparte (1819)
Green room exposés
Joseph Haslewood, The secret history of the green-room
Edwin versus McCready
Celebrity turns : William Hazlitt and the Reverend Edward Irving
William Hazlitt
"Whether actors ought to sit in the boxes"
Liber amoris
The spirit of the age
Edward Irving
Hazlitt on Irving
Ministry and media
Dangerous preaching
Afterword.
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