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By John Strachan

ISBN-10: 0511394586

ISBN-13: 9780511394584

ISBN-10: 0521882141

ISBN-13: 9780521882149

Ads, which constructed within the overdue eighteenth century as an more and more refined and frequent kind of model advertising, would appear a separate global from that of the 'literature' of its time. but satirists and parodists have been inspired by way of and replied to ads, whereas copywriters borrowed from the broader literary tradition, specially via poetical ads and comedian imitation. This 2007 research to will pay sustained awareness to the cultural resonance and literary impacts of ads within the past due eighteenth and early 19th centuries. John Strachan addresses the various ways that literary figures together with George Crabbe, Lord Byron and Charles Dickens answered to the economic tradition round them. With its many desirable examples of up to date ads learn opposed to literary texts, this learn combines an fascinating method of the literary tradition of the day with an exam of the cultural impression of its advertisement language.

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Samuel Jones’s preoccupation with the protection of his product from imposture is widespread in the period. Court cases apart, a great deal of advertising ink is spilt in admonishing the customer against counterfeits and inferior imitations. If imitation becomes a debased literary concept in high Romantic art when viewed in the light of original genius, then the same applies in contemporary manufacturing. The purchaser must have the real Simon Pure and be made aware of the danger of impostors; as Hood writes in ‘The Art of Advertizing Made Easy’, ‘The public 36 Advertising and Satirical Culture must be cautioned against every thing on earth but the identical item advertised .

28 Literary scholars have not always been so positive about pre-Victorian advertising and have tended to see the mid-nineteenth century as marking the emergence of modern advertising and to view the advertisements of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries as prosaic and unimaginative. Recent valuable work on Victorian advertisements has underestimated the vigour and ingenuity of late Georgian advertising. ’29 For Richards, the Great Exhibition ushers in a golden age of advertising and everything before it is antediluvian.

72s. per dozen. In the ‘Appendix’ to The Two Foscari (1821), Byron had wryly repudiated rumours that he had composed puffs for Day and Martin’s blacking;69 here the poet unwittingly acts as a writer of jingle copy for another of the period’s most notable advertisers. On Thursday 23 July, Wright’s product is saluted in crossrhymed ballad stanzas addressed ‘A Tout le Monde’: The Poets say the Cordial Hope, Within our cup is thrown, To make of life (so runs the trope), The bitter draught to go down; No – Wine’s the best of all delights 40 Advertising and Satirical Culture To quell our countless pains; Champagne’s the best of Wines, and Wright’s The best of all champagne.

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