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Manuscript Culture Bibliography

Andersen, Ole Birklund. “The Letter-Writing Culture of the Eighteenth Century and the Novel: The Familiar Letter and the Epistolary Novel, with Special Reference to Richardson’s Pamela.” Reinventions of the Novel: Histories and Aesthetics of a Protean Genre. Ed. Karen-Margrethe (ed. and introd.) Simonsen, Marianne Ping (ed. and introd.) Huang, and Mads Rosendahl (ed. and introd.) Thomsen. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 2004. 161–175. Web. Textxet: Studies in Comparative Literature (Textxet): 40.

Armstrong, Isobel et al. Women of Letters, Manuscript Circulation, and Print Afterlives in the Eighteenth Century. N.p. Print.

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Badin, Donatella Abbate. “Self-Fashioning through Travel Writing: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s Letters from Italy.” Textus May 2012: 91–110. Web.

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Bannet, Eve Tavor. Empire of Letters: Letter Manuals and Transatlantic Correspondence, 1680-1820. Cambridge, England: Cambridge UP, 2005. Web.

---. “Printed Epistolary Manuals and the Transatlantic Rescripting of Manuscript Culture.” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 36.May (2007): 13–32. Web.

---.“Empire and Occasional Conformity: David Fordyce’s ‘Complete British Letter-Writer’.” Huntington Library Quarterly Feb. 2003: 55–79. Web.

Article: http://www.jstor.org.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/stable/3817964

Bello Vázquez, Raquel. “Elite Female Authors in the Field of Power in Eighteenth-Century Portugal: Epistolary Writing as Part of a Political Strategy.” Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 39.2 (2016): 251–266. Web.

Article: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/doi/10.1111/1754-0208.12329/abstract;jsessionid=5A4EA5E4999A4010B0C6B94DF5F80946.f02t04

Bound, Fay. “Writing the Self? Love and the Letter in England, c.1660- c.1760.” Literature & History 2002: 1. Web.

Article: http://journals.sagepub.com.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/doi/pdf/10.7227/LH.11.1.1

Brant, Clare. “Eighteenth-Century Letters and British Culture.” Eighteenth-Century Letters & British Culture. N.p., 2006. 1. Web.

---. “‘The Tribunal of the Public’: Eighteenth-Century Letters and the Politics of Vindication.” Gender and Politics in the Age of Letter-Writing, 1750-2000. Ed. Caroline (ed.) Bland and Máire (ed.) Cross. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2003. 15–28. Web.

Cope, Kevin Lee., and Robert C. Leitz. Textual Studies and the Enlarged Eighteenth Century : Precision as Profusion. 2012. Print.

Dierks, Konstantin. “Letter Writing, Stationery Supplies, and Consumer Modernity in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World.” Early American Literature 41.3 (2006): 473–494. Web.

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---. In My Power: Letter Writing and Communications in Early America. Philadelphia, PA: U of Pennsylvania P, 2009. Web. Early American Studies.

---. “LETTER WRITING, MASCULINITY, AND AMERICAN MEN OF SCIENCE, 1750-1800.” Pennsylvania History 65 (1997): 167–198. Web.

Article: http://www.jstor.org.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/sici?sici=00314528%28199709%2965%3C167%3E2.3.TX

Duncan, Alison. “The Sword and the Pen: The Role of Correspondence in the Advancement Tactics of Eighteenth-Century Military Officers.” Journal of Scottish Historical Studies 29.2 (2009): 106–122. Web.


Dunster, Emily S.1, Daniel G.1 Kipnis dan.kipnis@jefferson.edu, and F Michael1 Angelo. “Transcribing and Digitizing Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Letters for a Historical Digital Repository.” Medical Reference Services Quarterly 33.3 (2014): 278–282. Web.

   Article: http://www.tandfonline.com.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/doi/full/10.1080/02763869.2014.925671

Estill, L., & Levy, M. "Chapter 12: Evaluating digital remediations of women's manuscripts." Digital Studies/Le Champ Numérique, 6, 2016. Web. http://doi.org/10.16995/dscn.12

Grundy, Isobel. “Women and Letters.” Women, Popular Culture, and the Eighteenth Century. Ed. Tiffany (ed. and preface) Potter. Toronto, ON: U of Toronto P, 2012. 133–149. Web.

Haggarty, Sarah. “‘The Ceremonial of Letter for Letter’: William Cowper and the Tempo of Epistolary Exchange.” Eighteenth-Century Life 2011: 149–167. Web.

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Hammerschmidt, Sören. “Print, Proximity, and the Marketing of Richard Phillips: Mediating Richardson.” Eighteenth Century Fiction 29.2 (2016): 277–314. Web.

Article: http://muse.jhu.edu.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/article/641789

Hannan, Leonie. “Women, Letter-Writing and the Life of the Mind in England, c.1650–1750.” Literature and History 22.2 (2013): 1–20. Web.


Article: http://muse.jhu.edu.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/article/316617

   Article: http://journals.sagepub.com.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/doi/abs/10.7227/LH.22.2.1

Hudson, Pat. “Correspondence and Commitment: British Traders’ Letters in the Long Eighteenth Century.” Cultural & Social History 11.4 (2014): 527–553. Web.

Article: http://www.tandfonline.com.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/doi/abs/10.2752/147800414X14056862572069

King, Rachael Scarborough. "All the News that’s Fit to Write: The Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Newsletter." Travelling Chronicles: News and Newspapers from the Early Modern Period to the Eighteenth Century. Leiden, The Netherlands: BRILL, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004362871_006 Web.

Kennedy, Catriona. “‘Womanish Epistles?’ Martha McTier, Female Epistolarity and Late Eighteenth-Century Irish Radicalism.” Women’s History Review 13.4 (2004): 649–667. Web.

Article: http://www.tandfonline.com.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/doi/abs/10.1080/09612020400200404


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Kvande, Marta. “Printed in a Book: Negotiating Print and Manuscript Cultures in Fantomina and Clarissa.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 46.2 (2013): 239–257. Web.

   Article: http://muse.jhu.edu/article/495669

Laurence, Anne. “‘Begging Pardon for All Mistakes or Errors in This Writeing I Being a Woman & Doing Itt Myselfe’: Family Narratives in Some Early Eighteenth-Century Letters.” Early Modern Women’s Letter Writing, 1450-1700. Ed. James (ed. and introd.) Daybell. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave, 2001. 194–206. Web. Early Modern Literature in History.

McKitterick, David. “Print, Manuscript and the Search for Order, 1450-1830.” Print, Manuscript & the Search for Order, 1450-1830. N.p., 2003. 1. Web.

Mitchell, Linda. “Entertainment and Instruction: Women’s Roles in the English Epistolary Tradition.” Huntington Library Quarterly 2016: 439–454. Web.


Mitchell, Linda C. “Teaching Grammar and Composition through Letter Writing in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England.” Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe. Ed. Marina (ed.) Dossena and Gabriella (ed.) Del Lungo Camiciotti. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins, 2012. 229–249. Web. Pragmatics & Beyond: New Series (P&B): 218.

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O’Neill, Lindsay, and Lindsay O Neill. “Dealing with Newsmongers : News , Trust , and Letters in the British World , ca . 1670 – 1730.” 76.2 (2017): 215–233. Web.

   Article: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/hlq.2013.76.2.215

---.The Opened Letter: Networking in the Early Modern British World. Philadelphia, PA: U of Pennsylvania P, 2014. Web. Early Modern Americas.

Ebook: https://muse-jhu-edu.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/book/35500/

Nevala, Minna. “Inside and Out: Forms of Address in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Letters.” Letter Writing. Ed. Terttu (ed. and introd.) Nevalainen and Sanna-Kaisa (ed.) Tanskanen. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins, 2007. 89–113. Web.

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Nevala, Minna. “Inside and Out: Forms of Address in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Letters.” Letter Writing. Ed. Terttu (ed. and introd.) Nevalainen and Sanna-Kaisa (ed.) Tanskanen. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins, 2007. 89–113.

Article: http://www.jbe-platform.com.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/content/journals/10.1075/jhp.5.2.07nev

Nixon, Cheryl, and Louise Penner. “Materials of the ‘Everyday’ Woman Writer: Letter-Writing in Eighteenth-Century England and America.” Women and Things, 1750-1950: Gendered Material Strategies. Ed. Maureen Daly (ed. and introd.) Goggin and Beth Fowkes (ed. and introd.) Tobin. Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2009. 157–187. Web.

Rusnock, Andrea. “Correspondence Networks and the Royal Society, 1700-1750.” British Journal for the History of Science 32.2 (1999): 155. Web.

Article: http://www.jstor.org.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/stable/4028081

Sairio, Anni and Minna Nevala. “Social dimensions of layout in eighteenth-century letters and

letter-writing manuals.” Vrieng: Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English,

Vol 14, 2013.http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/series/volumes/14/sairio_nevala/.

Sloboda, Stacey. “Between the Mind and the Hand: Gender, Art and Skill in Eighteenth-Century Copybooks.” Women’s Writing 21.3 (2014): 337–356. Web.

       Article PDF: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09699082.2014.922298

Tillman, Kacy Dowd. “The Epistolary Salon: Eighteenth-Century Letter-Writing as a Vehicle for Female Political Engagement.” Literature in the Early American Republic: Annual Studies on Cooper and His Contemporaries 3 (2011): xiv. Web.

Whyman, Susan E. The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers, 1660-1800. Oxford, England: Oxford UP, 2009.

Wisecup, Kelly. “Medicine, Communication, and Authority in Samson Occom’s Herbal.” Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 10.3 (2012): 540–565. Web.

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Wyss, Hilary. English Letters and Indian Literacies: Writing and New England Missionary Schools, 1750-1830. Philadelphia, PA: U of Pennsylvania P, 2012. Web. Haney Foundation Series.