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New Statesman

Author : Adrian Smith
ISBN : 9781135206222
Genre : Political Science
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This volume reveals how a fledgling Fabian journal came to play a key role in the growth of the modern Labour Party. The author compares its first journalists with later generations of editors and writers and rediscovers the early, and lasting, importance of the British Left's best-known magazine.

The New Statesman

Author : Adrian Smith
ISBN : 9780714641690
Genre : Political Science
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By drawing upon interviews with surviving participants and a wide range of public and personal papers, the author analyses the development and significance of Britain's best-known and most resilient magazine of the left.

Fiction Of The New Statesman 1913 1939

Author : Bashir Abu-Manneh
ISBN : 9781611493535
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Fiction of the New Statesman is the first study of the short stories published in the renowned British journal theNew Statesman. This book argues that New Statesman fiction advances a strong realist preoccupation with ordinary, everyday life, and shows how British domestic concerns have a strong hold on the working-class and lower-middle-class imaginative output of this period.

Anonymous Speech

Author : Eric Barendt
ISBN : 9781509904068
Genre : Law
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Anonymous Speech: Literature, Law and Politics discusses the different contexts in which people write anonymously or with the use of a pseudonym: novels and literary reviews, newspapers and political periodicals, graffiti, and now on the Internet. The book criticises the arguments made for a strong constitutional right to anonymous speech, though it agrees that there is a good case for anonymity in some circumstances, notably for whistle-blowing. One chapter examines the general treatment of anonymous speech and writing in English law, while another is devoted to the protection of journalists' sources, where the law upholds a freedom to communicate anonymously through the media. A separate chapter looks at anonymous Internet communication, particularly on social media, and analyses the difficulties faced by the victims of threats and defamatory allegations on the Net when the speaker has used a pseudonym. In its final chapter the book compares the universally accepted argument for the secret ballot with the more controversial case for anonymous speech. This is the first comprehensive study of anonymous speech to examine critically the arguments for and against anonymity. These arguments were vigorously canvassed in the nineteenth century Â? largely in the context of literary reviewing Â? and are now of enormous importance for communication on the Internet.

New Statesman Society

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105070672063
Genre : Great Britain
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Oxford Dictionary Of National Biography Sharp Smiles

Author : Henry Colin Gray Matthew
ISBN : 0198614004
Genre : Biography
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55,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2002.

George Russell And The New Ireland 1905 30

Author : Nicholas Allen
ISBN : 1851826912
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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George Russell (1867-1935), poet and author, was a central figure of the Irish literary revival. He was editor of early 20th-century Ireland's two most important journals, the Irish Homestead (1905-23) and the Irish Statesman (1923-30). Russell published work across four decades by Joyce, Kavanagh, O'Casey, O'Connor, � Faoláin, O'Flaherty, Shaw, Stuart and Yeats. He was a radical intellectual involved with anarchism, labor and Sinn Féin, his passions evidencing a revival in Irish thought that merged literature and culture with politics and revolution. This book brings the reader to a world of constant controversy, of journals, little magazines, pamphlets and propaganda, narrated here in one major synthesis.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015079622430
Genre : American literature
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The Bloody Circus

Author : Huw Richards
ISBN : UOM:39015040575485
Genre : Social Science
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This text investigates why the Left has failed to develop a lasting popular journalism in Britain, when at one point, The Daily Herald - jointly owned by the Labour party and the TUC - was outselling any other newspaper in the world with the exception of Pravda. The Herald is viewed as the leading example of the Left's attempts to redress the imbalance of rightwing political bias in the press in the UK. From its role in 1912 as an independently owned radical paper aimed at political activists, to its transition into commercial publishing and its subsequent demise in 1964, the author examines the paper's content and background using source material in the Labour Party and TUC archives. The story of the paper's rise and fall sheds light on the wider history of the popular press and its often problematic relationship with British society and politics.

The Historian

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ISBN : IND:30000111154831
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