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Literature at nurse, or, Circulating morals

George Moore

Literature at nurse, or, Circulating morals

by George Moore

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Published by Vizetelly in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Rental libraries -- Censorship -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Fiction -- Censorship -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Censorship -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      References: Gilcher, E. A bibl. of George Moore, A7.

      Statementby George Moore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ791.A1 M57 1885
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3914135M
      LC Control Number81480231

      There were many other circulating libraries in the country, like Bradford Circulating Library and Literary Society, founded in , which survived until March Part of its stock, virtually unchanged for fifty years, gives a clear indication of the most popular three-deckers available to its subscribers: M. E. Braddon (23 titles), Mrs. George Augustus Moore (24 February – 21 January ) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoir ist and came from a Roman Catholic landed family. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day.

      Next comes Moore the critic, with Jane Jordan comparing his pamphlet, Literature at Nurse; or, Circulating Morals (August ), and Ouida’s essay, “The Tendencies of English Fiction” (September )—both make similar criticisms of contemporary British fiction—in relation to the prevailing views on morality in fiction. George Augustus Moore (24 February – 21 January ) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and came from a Roman Catholic landed family who lived at Moore Hall in Carra, County Mayo. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day.

      Massey, Irving () The Gaping Pig: Literature and Metamorphosis. Berkeley: U of California P. Modleski, Tania () Loving with a Vengeance: Mass-Produced Fantasies for Women. London: Routledge. Moore, George () Literature at Nurse, or Circulating Morals. London: Vizetelly & Co. Charles Edward Mudie (18 October , in Chelsea – 28 October ), English publisher and founder of Mudie's Lending Library and Mudie's Subscription Library, was the son of a second-hand bookseller and newsagent. Mudie's efficient distribution system and vast supply of texts revolutionized the circulating library movement, while his "select" library influenced Victorian middle-class.


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moore, George, Literature at nurse, or, Circulating morals. Get this from a library. Literature at nurse: or, Circulating morals: a polemic on Victorian censorship. [George Moore] -- First published in by Viztelly, London.

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Literature at nurse: Or, Circulating morals: a polemic on Victorian censorship (Society and the Victorians). Literature at nurse: or, Circulating morals: a polemic on Victorian censorship / George Moore ; edited with an introd. by Pierre Coustillas Harvester Press Ltd.; Humanities Press Sussex, Eng.:.

Circulating libraries were commercial enterprises that rented books to patrons, typically for an annual or quarterly fee. Developing out of informal arrangements for renting books by a handful of booksellers during the later seventeenth century, these businesses flourished from the s (when the term “circulating library” and trade practices became standard) into the mid-twentieth century.

George Augustus Moore (24 February – 21 January ) was an Irish novelist, Literature at nurse writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and came from a Roman Catholic landed family who lived at Moore Hall in Carra, Or Mayo. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the s.

There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the mater: National Art Training School. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account.

Find out more about sending content to Google Drive. TRAFFICKING IN LITERARY AUTHORITY: MUDIE'S SELECT LIBRARY AND THE COMMODIFICATION OF THE VICTORIAN NOVELCited by: and/or critical data on his/her research subject. For that reason, this book should be able to find its place on the shelves of major research libraries.

University of South Florida William H. Scheuerle George Moore, Literature at Nurse3 or Circulating Morals: A Polemic on Victorian Censorship, ed., Pierre Coustillas; pp. 56 + 22 + 1. Brighton. Moore, George, Literature at Nurse, or Circulating Morals (London: Vizatelly & Co., ) Eliot, Simon, “Circulating Libraries,” in The Cambridge History of Libraries in Cited by: 3.

Boots and the Novel: The Circulating Libraries and their Readers, c. Dr Nicola Wilson University of Reading. The Circulating Library Market: ‘A nation of book borrowers’, F.

Richardson () •The ‘big noises’ (Harold Raymond, Chatto and Windus, ): Circulating Morals: Literature at Nurse () James Hanley. [End Page ] By placing his rewriting of the Norton story into the context of his anticensorship polemic Literature at Nurse, Or Circulating Morals (), it is also possible to examine Moore's troubled relationships with both the reading public and his personal ideals.

Ella Hepworth Dixon’s The Story of a Modern Woman originally appeared in serial form in the women’s weekly The Lady’s Pictorial.

Like Hepworth Dixon herself, the novel’s heroine Mary Erle is a woman writer struggling to make her living as a journalist in the s. Forced by her father’s sudden death to support herself, Mary.

George Augustus Moore (Febru – Janu ) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came. Harvester Press is a book publisher. Books published by Harvester Press include Prelude, A bowl of cherries: A novel, and LITERATURE AT NURSE: OR, CIRCULATING MORALS.

Richard Menke, Associate Professor of English at the University of Georgia, is the author of Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and Other Information Systems () as well as a variety of articles about literature, technology, and media from William and Dorothy Wordsworth to Martin Amis.

He is at work on a book about the late-Victorian invention of media. Literature at Nurse, a pamphlet about the censorship of literature. Literature at Nurse, a pamphlet about the censorship of literature, Mudie’s lending library had a loyal market of middle-class readers, and selected works to appeal to this group’s tastes and morals.

It was inevitable that Musie’s should be seen as directing public. Moore's Literature at Nurse or Circulating Morals (London, ) is too complex to be dealt with in the scope of this paper. Whether or not the librarians had cen-sored, the end of the three-decker and the end of libraries like Mudie's were in-exorably bound together through economic ties.

8 "A Visit to Mudie's," Pall Mall Gazette, XXXIX ( ‘The Most Thrilling and Fascinating Book of the Century’ scorn for the bourgeois middle-brow mentality’ 3 and Allen describes his novels as scathing critiques of ‘middlebrow morals and reading practices’.

4 Flaubert’s highbrow credentials have been used to illustrate the Literature at Nurse, or Circulating Morals (London Author: Juliette Atkinson.

the book as well as those which are available online. All online materials are marked with Literature and the Arts 81 Introduction 81 1.

Debates about Literature (): From Literature at Nurse, or, Circulating Morals () Bennett George Johns (/): From "The Literature of the Streets" () 2.

Pre. George Moore spent his own money to publish Literature at Nurse, or Circulating Morals, as a way of criticizing circulating libraries, specifically Mudies, for their censorious natures, noting that “the character of strength, virility, and purpose, which our literature has always held, the old literary tradition coming down to us through a.7 See, for example, George Moore’s pamphlet ‘Literature at Nurse, or Circulating Morals’, ; republished with an introduction and contemporary correspondence in Literature at Nurse, or Circulating Morals: A Polemic on Victorian Censorship, edited by Pierre Coustillas, Harvester, Sussex, The removal of A Modern Lover from the circulating libraries prompted Moore to write Literature at Nurse, or Circulating Morals, a spirited attack on Mudies and Smiths as taste-makers and de facto censors.