BALLAD AND STREET LITERATURE PRINTING IN PETTICOAT LANE, 1740s-1760s
BALADE IN TISK ULIČNE LITERATURE NA PETTICOAT LANE, 1740–1760

David Atkinson

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/Traditio2018470206

Abstract

The strongest evidence for ballads in eighteenth-century England lies in the considerable numbers of printed broadsides and chapbooks that survive from the period. The printers of ballads also issued prose works aimed at the same street literature market. This paper provides a glimpse into the trade by describing the variety of publications issued by Larkin How in London’s Petticoat Lane from the 1740s to the 1760s.

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Najmočnejši dokaz obstoja balad v Angliji 18. stoletja so številne ohranjene natisnjene balade na letakih in v majhnih knjižicah. Tiskarji balad so izdajali tudi pripovedi, prav tako namenjene ulični prodaji literature. Članek predstavlja bežen pogled v trgovanje z opisom raznovrstnih publikacij, ki jih je izdajal Larkin How na Petticoat Lane v Londonu od 40. do 60. let 18. stoletja.

Keywords

Larkin How; Petticoat Lane; ballads; broadsides; chapbooks // Larkin How; Petticoat Lane; balade; balade na letakih; male knjižice balad

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