Grub Street: Studies in a Subculture

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First published in 1972, this is the first detailed study of the milieu of the eighteenth-century literary hack and its significance in Augustan literature. Although the modern term ‘Grub Street’ has declined into vague metaphor, for the Augustan satirists it embodied not only an actual place but an emphatic lifestyle. Pat Rogers shows that the major satirists – Pope, Swift and Fielding – built a potent fiction surrounding the real circumstances in which the scribblers lived, and the importance of this aspect of their writing. The author first locates the original Grub Street, in what is now the Barbican, and then presents a detailed topographical tour of the surrounding area. With studies of a number of key authors, as well as the modern and metaphorical development of the term ‘Grub Street’, this book offers comprehensive insight into the nature of Augustan literature and the social conditions and concerns that inspired it.

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Book Description Methuen & Co. Ltd, London, 1972. Hardcover. Red cloth, duotone pictorial dust jacket in mylar cover, maps on flyleaves, 430 pp., BW plate as frontispiece. "The first detailed study of the milieu of the eighteenth-century literary hack and its significance in Augustan literature. Although the modern term 'Grub Street' has declined into a vague metaphor denoting all types of hack writing, for the Augustan satirists it embodied not only an actual place but an emphatic life-style. Dr. Rogers sets out to show that the major satirists -- Pope, Swift and Fielding -- built a potent fiction round the real circumstances in which the scribblers lived, and that this is an important, and comparatively neglected aspect of their writing." (dj). G+ (Ex-art library, with plastic label on spine, i.d. marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. rear pocket; otherwise only slightly aged overall.). Bookseller Inventory # 159982

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