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Peter Mayer

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (1936– ) US publisher.

At Avon Books in the 1970s, Mayer launched the trade paperback as an alternative to mass-market paperbacks. He brought a more commercial outlook to Penguin...

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The Edge of Satire

Peter Robinson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Eighteenth-Century Satire

July 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 8174 words.

In this chapter, Peter Robinson identifies the edge where satire most sharply cuts and where, simultaneously, it may stop being satire. Responding to remarks of Jackson Bate’s on Johnson as...

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Stewart Mottram.

in Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 5432 words.

This chapter opens with a case study, assessing the impact of a century of protestant reforms on the layout and liturgy of the parish church of All Saints’, Bolton Percy, in the early...

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